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First edition of Challenge Labs gathered over 30 participants News

First edition of Challenge Labs gathered over 30 participants

15 Nov 2019 The first RIS Challenge Labs workshop took place in Warsaw (Poland) on the last weekend of October.
Winners announced for EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme News

Winners announced for EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme

13 Nov 2019 The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food has announced today the winners of its 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme: Orbem AI, uFraction8 and Trigger Systems. The finalists...
Announcement on new EIT Food Innovation Director News

Announcement on new EIT Food Innovation Director

12 Nov 2019 We are very happy to announce that Paola Giavedoni has joined us on 1st of November as the new Director of Innovation for EIT Food.
Engaging with the Local Community to talk about the Future of Food News

Engaging with the Local Community to talk about the Future of Food

07 Nov 2019 EIT Food participated in the Reading Town Meal event in the UK in September 2019, where the local community gathered together to celebrate healthy and sustainable food.
Meet the winners of the RIS Innovation Prizes competition News

Meet the winners of the RIS Innovation Prizes competition

29 Oct 2019 EIT Food presents early-stage agrifood startups from Easter and Southern Europe that won the Innovation Prizes competition
Food4Health opens 2nd Call for Expressions of Interest EIT Food Projects

Food4Health opens 2nd Call for Expressions of Interest

24 Oct 2019 Food4Health's first two projects officially launched on 1 September and the program has opened the 2nd call for Expressions of Interest for partners to participate in the 2020 tasks.

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