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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...
EIT Food selects 14 mature agrifood startups to drive disruption of the food system Startup News

EIT Food selects 14 mature agrifood startups to drive disruption of the food system

03 Jul 2019 On July 3 we were delighted to inform 14 agrifood startups from 10 different countries that they had been accepted into the 3rd cohort of the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community.
Supporting disruptive agrifood startups with the EIT Food Innovation Prize Competition 2019 News

Supporting disruptive agrifood startups with the EIT Food Innovation Prize Competition 2019

25 Jun 2019 We speak to 3 winners of the 2018 EIT Food Innovation Prize Competition to learn how access to startup funding, mentors and pitch training has helped them grow their businesses and their...
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups EIT Food Projects

EIT Food Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups

19 Jun 2019 Leuven, 19 June 2019 – EIT Food (The food Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology) announced today the 54 high-impact agrifood startups that have been selected to join the...
2019 workshops have launched! EIT Food Projects

2019 workshops have launched!

03 Jun 2019 During our second edition of the RIS Fellowships project, we received a total number of 191 applications from MSc students and postgraduates.
EIT Food and EIT Health Partners identify areas for cooperation at the Food4Health Workshop News

EIT Food and EIT Health Partners identify areas for cooperation at the Food4Health Workshop

03 Jun 2019 The role of nutrition in preventing disease, and in helping cancer patients maintain their health, were part of the discussion when members of the EIT Food and EIT Health communities...

Recent press releases

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