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Disrupt Me 2.0 an Open Innovation Workshop News

Disrupt Me 2.0 an Open Innovation Workshop

13 Jan 2020 A workshop for EIT partners (corporate, SME’s and other institutions) and EIT staff dealing with disruptive technological processes in their organisation.
EIT Food joins forces with FAMAE News

EIT Food joins forces with FAMAE

04 Dec 2019 EIT Food recently joined forces with FAMAE, an independent family foundation based in France, that supports innovation in the field of environment.
The Future of Food is now News

The Future of Food is now

28 Nov 2019 On 20 November 2019, EIT Food hosted its first EU conference in Brussels, bringing together policymakers and food innovation experts to brainstorm the future of food. The event was organised in partnership...
EIT JumpStarter Winners 2019 EIT Food Projects

EIT JumpStarter Winners 2019

27 Nov 2019 The winners of EIT JumpStarter 2019 have been announced. Cross sectoral program for early-stage startups and idea holders, which this year was awarded the Best European Association Training Initiative title, had...
The corporate garage: a new way of working for successful startup and corporate partnerships EIT Food Projects

The corporate garage: a new way of working for successful startup and corporate partnerships

27 Nov 2019 It sounds relatively straight forward - big established corporates working harmoniously with smaller, newer startups in order to innovate the food system. The processes may be in place to enable...
Call for expressions of interest to become EIT Food Hubs in 2020 in Bulgaria and Serbia News

Call for expressions of interest to become EIT Food Hubs in 2020 in Bulgaria and Serbia

25 Nov 2019 EIT Food is looking for two organisations that would assume the roles of EIT Food Hubs in Bulgaria and Serbia under EIT Regional Innovation Scheme.

Recent press releases

EIT Food announces recipients of €6.17 million COVID-19 Innovation Fund

EIT Food announces recipients of €6.17 million COVID-19 Innovation Fund

07 Jul 2020 Winning innovations include an edible anti-viral coating for food, a test for micronutrient deficiencies’ effect on disease strength and dynamic pricing technology which can decrease supermarket food waste by over 40%
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces its third cohort of disruptive agrifood startups

EIT Food Accelerator Network announces its third cohort of disruptive agrifood startups

10 Jun 2020 EIT Food announced today the 60 high-impact agrifood startups that have been selected to join the EIT Food Acceleration Network (EIT FAN) in its 6 acceleration hubs across Europe
EIT Food has launched funding opportunity to support agrifood startups and high impact innovations during the COVID-19 crisis

EIT Food has launched funding opportunity to support agrifood startups and high impact innovations during the COVID-19 crisis

14 May 2020 EIT Food has launched two funding opportunities to support the European agrifood sector through the COVID-19 crisis