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World Food Day 2019 News

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...
We launched Generation Food! News

We launched Generation Food!

10 Oct 2019 Generation Food was launched on Wednesday 25 September. The result of a collaboration between the province of Flemish Brabant, Boerenbond, PROEF, EIT Food, KU Leuven, UCLL, KBC, City of Leuven and...
EIT Food at Researchers’ Night in Poland EIT Food Projects

EIT Food at Researchers’ Night in Poland

09 Oct 2019 ‘Cosmic’ food, superheroes on a plate, food science, chemical mishmash in the kitchen, flower slow food, and youth potions from antioxidants. Those were some of the food...
Healthy nutrition and food safety are the focus of the 2nd Food Innovation Forum held in Bilbao News

Healthy nutrition and food safety are the focus of the 2nd Food Innovation Forum held in Bilbao

08 Oct 2019 EIT Food brings together experts from the agrifood sector, researchers and innovation agents in the capital of Bizkaia to address the challenges faced by Europe
The Polyfly and Sonicat Systems start-ups win the EIT Food ‘Innovation Prizes’ in Bilbao News

The Polyfly and Sonicat Systems start-ups win the EIT Food ‘Innovation Prizes’ in Bilbao

04 Oct 2019 The jury welcomes the innovation provided by the two projects: Polyfly with its natural pollination solutions and Sonicat Systems for applying ultrasound to sustainable food processing. The first prize is...
Introducing 8 New Network Partners joining the EIT Food Community News

Introducing 8 New Network Partners joining the EIT Food Community

30 Sep 2019 With new partnership levels in place, EIT Food will continuously grow with new and exciting partners. Here we welcome the first 8 newly confirmed Network Partners who share our commitment to...

Recent press releases

RisingFoodStars gains traction: 20 scaleups joining the unique network

RisingFoodStars gains traction: 20 scaleups joining the unique network

21 Jul 2020 Twenty high-impact agtech and foodtech early scaleups have been selected to join EIT Food’s RisingFoodStars Association, a pan-European network that provides its members with tailored support and mentoring alongside valuable exposure to influential individuals and organisations
Zoetis joins the EIT Food Community

Zoetis joins the EIT Food Community

28 Jul 2020 EIT Food is delighted to announce that Zoetis, the world’s leading animal health company, has joined EIT Food as a core partner
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%