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First edition of the Italian Journalism Award on Food Innovation and Sustainability News

First edition of the Italian Journalism Award on Food Innovation and Sustainability

06 Oct 2020 EIT Food announces the first edition of the Italian Journalism Award on Food Innovation and Sustainability.
Leuven is European Capital of Innovation 2020 News

Leuven is European Capital of Innovation 2020

25 Sep 2020 EIT Food, A Knowledge and Innovation Community funded by the European Union, congratulates the city of Leuven, Leuven 2030 and Leuven MindGate on winning the award for European Capital of Innovation 2020.
207 ground-breaking innovations and ventures awarded €60 million from EIT Crisis Response Initiative News

207 ground-breaking innovations and ventures awarded €60 million from EIT Crisis Response Initiative

14 Sep 2020 As part of the EU’s efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology is proud to announce the EIT Crisis Response...
Food4Health is Calling for Expressions of Interest for the 2021 tasks News

Food4Health is Calling for Expressions of Interest for the 2021 tasks

08 Sep 2020 Food4Health, a collaboration between EIT Health and EIT Food, was established to help bring innovations for healthy eating to the market. Food4Health is launching the 3rd call...
Kerry Group joins the EIT Food Community News

Kerry Group joins the EIT Food Community

13 Aug 2020 Kerry Group becomes the latest organisation to join the EIT Food Community as network partner.
EIT Food will reward SMEs and start-ups that work in the value chain of the olive sector in Europe News

EIT Food will reward SMEs and start-ups that work in the value chain of the olive sector in Europe

10 Aug 2020 This European prize, worth 4,000 euros, has been included in the Juan Ramón Guillén Foundation Awards. The deadline for candidate submissions is the 28th of February 2021.

Recent press releases

Europe’s top agrifood startups announced at Venture Summit

Europe’s top agrifood startups announced at Venture Summit

18 Nov 2020 €300,000 awarded to EIT Food Accelerator Network startups to fast-track agrifood innovations
EIT Food launches search for the next 100 high-impact agrifood entrepreneurs

EIT Food launches search for the next 100 high-impact agrifood entrepreneurs

06 Nov 2020 Meet this year’s entrepreneurs, partners and investors at the upcoming EIT Food Venture Summit 17-18 November 2020
207 ground-breaking innovations and ventures awarded €60 million from EIT Crisis Response Initiative

207 ground-breaking innovations and ventures awarded €60 million from EIT Crisis Response Initiative

14 Sep 2020 As part of the EU’s efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology is proud to announce the EIT Crisis Response Initiative results: EUR 60 million awarded to 207 innovation projects and ventures from 32 countries