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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...
The FoodHIVE: enabling collaboration within a food innovation community News

The FoodHIVE: enabling collaboration within a food innovation community

01 Oct 2019 The challenges we are facing in the food system can only be solved by working and innovating together, and so when you are trying to transform the food system, collaboration...
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...
Why gender balance is the key to delivering a sustainable food system

Why gender balance is the key to delivering a sustainable food system

30 Sep 2019 A recent report by McKinsey entitled ‘Women in Food’ has highlighted a huge gender imbalance in the food sector. We met with Dr Shima Barakat from the University...

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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
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