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Recognising the food entrepreneurs transforming the food system
04 Sep 2019
As part of EIT Food’s mission to transform the food system, it is important to recognise and reward the change-makers that are helping tackle society’s greatest...
Our EIT Food booth at Hapje Tapje 2019
21 Aug 2019
Every year, the culinary event Hapje Tapje takes place in the centre of Leuven. The 31st edition of the annual event attracted more than 60 000 people! We were present here...
163 applications received in the 1st call for Food4Health Expressions of Interest
20 Aug 2019
The first Food4Health call was open from 29 May to 26 June.
EIT Food Projects
Commitment to sustainable food packaging
14 Aug 2019
Bosch Packaging Technology has published a press release about the EIT Food "inPaper" project, that aims to develop sustainable paper-based solutions to replace plastic packaging.
Colruyt Group aim to lead the food sector to be more sustainable
12 Aug 2019
We speak to Veerle Carlier and Astrid Van Parys about how an ‘accidental’ approach to sustainability helped create a business that now has a focus on societal impact...
Call for participation: DISRUPT ME
07 Aug 2019
DISRUPT ME: a programme for European corporations to engage with disruptive Israeli startups - 2019
Recent press releases
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
Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced
18 Oct 2019
The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food announced today the selection of the twelve finalists of its 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network (EIT FAN) programme
World Food Day 2019
16 Oct 2019
Our food systems are in crisis and unless we work together and take urgent actions, we are at risk of a continued rise in rates of hunger, obesity and diet-related chronic diseases
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