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Commission invites top experts to shape new research and innovation missions News

Commission invites top experts to shape new research and innovation missions

29 May 2019 The European Commission launched today a call for experts to join ‘Mission Boards’, which will advise the Commission for the identification and implementation of missions in Horizon Europe,...
The Food Schools Network:  Improving children’s relationships with food News

The Food Schools Network:  Improving children’s relationships with food

17 May 2019 What we put into our bodies is key in determining how healthy we are. Being overweight and obese affects your health, and drastically increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease,...
Spotlight interview: DouxMatok, an EIT Food RisingFoodStar News

Spotlight interview: DouxMatok, an EIT Food RisingFoodStar

17 May 2019 DouxMatok CEO and Co-Founder Eran Baniel explains how to make a little bit of sugar go a long way
EIT Food Discovered: the trends and innovations driving the future of food & health News

EIT Food Discovered: the trends and innovations driving the future of food & health

17 May 2019 Our Innovation Programme Manager, Lorena Savani, explains her innovation focus on Health & Nutrition and how her project portfolio is helping deliver healthier and more sustainable products and ingredients to...
Can I eat this? How one startup’s technology aims to be your personal dietitian Startup News

Can I eat this? How one startup’s technology aims to be your personal dietitian

16 May 2019 Julia Hayden, Product Owner at RisingFoodStar FoodMaestro, explains how their platform is giving consumers the power to make better dietary choices.
The EIT Food Summer School experience – apply now! News

The EIT Food Summer School experience – apply now!

30 Apr 2019 Are you looking to develop or further your career in the food sector? Do you want more than just practical knowledge to be fit for business and for 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