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EIT Food London influencer event to discuss ‘food systems of the future’ News

EIT Food London influencer event to discuss ‘food systems of the future’

18 Nov 2018 19 November 2018, London – When communicating to the public, what are the major challenges in the food system? How can we address them and what gaps exist between issues such as...
Food for thought: why your brain is always running a marathon News

Food for thought: why your brain is always running a marathon

13 Nov 2018 We get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) as Alessandro Cicerale, research fellow and lecturer at the University of Turin in Italy, talks...
EIT Food Discovered: Keeping the heart of an organisation pumping News

EIT Food Discovered: Keeping the heart of an organisation pumping

11 Nov 2018 This month our HQ Operations Project Manager, Anne-Marie Banescu, gives us her reflections on her role and why she feels that Operations is the heart of our organisation
Press Release: Management Change at EIT Food News

Press Release: Management Change at EIT Food

25 Oct 2018 EIT Food announced today that Mr. Filip Fontaine will complete his role as interim CEO and that Dr. Andy Zynga will become its permanent CEO effective November 18, 2018.
EIT Food’s partner Isabel Hoffmann, CEO of Tellspec, wins EU woman innovation award News

EIT Food’s partner Isabel Hoffmann, CEO of Tellspec, wins EU woman innovation award

05 Oct 2018 Leuven, 05 October 2018 – The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) rewarded Europe’s top innovators in the fields of energy, health and food. EIT Food’s partner...
World Food Day #FoodWasteHero challenge News

World Food Day #FoodWasteHero challenge

28 Sep 2018 Get involved on World Food Day to help raise awareness around food waste challenges on social media.

Recent press releases

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

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
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups

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 EIT Food Acceleration Network (EIT FAN) in its 5 acceleration hubs across Europe
Appointment of new Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

Appointment of new Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

12 Mar 2019 The Supervisory Board of EIT Food in its meeting of February 21, 2019 in Leuven has decided to appoint Mr