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Why focusing on people can deliver real societal impact News

Why focusing on people can deliver real societal impact

24 Jul 2019 In his first interview since joining EIT Food as Chairperson of the Supervisory Board, Jo Van Biesbroeck gives his open view of the size of the challenges facing the food...
The Power of the Influencer: Food Ambassadors inspire sustainable and healthier food choices News

The Power of the Influencer: Food Ambassadors inspire sustainable and healthier food choices

24 Jul 2019 Davide Carrino, Senior Manager of Media and Communications at Eufic, explains how the flagship Food Ambassadors Programme aims to work with influencers to drive changes in consumer food consumption behaviour.
The EIT Food Innovator Fellowship: Postdocs collaborating to transform the food system News

The EIT Food Innovator Fellowship: Postdocs collaborating to transform the food system

23 Jul 2019 The EIT Food Innovator Fellowship enables like-minded researchers to come together and develop solutions to some of the food system’s biggest challenges, including the need for a sustainable...
Matchmaking Waste Side Streams: the answer to a zero-waste circular economy? News

Matchmaking Waste Side Streams: the answer to a zero-waste circular economy?

23 Jul 2019 Linda Grieder, CEO of Rethink Resource, reveals how the Digital Waste Streams project is transforming side streams from wasteful to tasteful with their matchmaking platform.
Announcement of the new COO of EIT Food News

Announcement of the new COO of EIT Food

11 Jul 2019 EIT Food has successfully concluded the search for a new Chief Operating Officer (COO) for EIT Food. Our team member Charlotte Knowles has been appointed to the position, effective July ...
New food trends come to life at the Food Fashion Festival News

New food trends come to life at the Food Fashion Festival

05 Jul 2019 What is the role of social media in the way food is produced? How do new food trends such as veganism determine our eating habits? These are some of the...

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Winners announced for EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme

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

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

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