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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...
Pan-European food innovation competition comes to Aarhus News

Pan-European food innovation competition comes to Aarhus

26 Apr 2019 The hub of food innovation in Denmark, Aarhus, will this September host the latest addition of EIT Food’s Innovation Prizes, Europe’s major startup competition within the...
EIT Food Innovation Prize Competition 2019 News

EIT Food Innovation Prize Competition 2019

26 Apr 2019 EIT Food is Europe’s leading food innovation initiative, with the aim to create a sustainable and future-proof food sector. The Innovation Prize competition is a pan-European startup competition...

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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
EIT Food invests €56.4m into agrifood projects in 2019

EIT Food invests €56.4m into agrifood projects in 2019

06 Mar 2019 The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food has announced today that in 2019 it will be investing €56