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Join us in innovation! The EIT is calling on all Latvian innovators News

Join us in innovation! The EIT is calling on all Latvian innovators

28 Mar 2019 Promoting innovation, showcasing cooperation opportunities and inviting Latvian innovators to join Europe’s largest innovation network. This is what the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) offers during...
EIT Health and EIT Food kick off Food4Health initiative News

EIT Health and EIT Food kick off Food4Health initiative

27 Mar 2019 The Food4Health collaboration, a joint initiative between EIT Food and EIT Health, was officially launched on 4 March 2019 with a kick-off meeting at the offices of EIT Health Spain in...
Transatlantic bridge for European innovation: EIT Community opens its first Hub in Silicon Valley News

Transatlantic bridge for European innovation: EIT Community opens its first Hub in Silicon Valley

27 Mar 2019 The European The Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), opens today in Silicon Valley the first Community Hub outside of Europe. Building on the existing Silicon Valley Hub of EIT...
Results of EIT Food Consumer Engagement Labs selection process News

Results of EIT Food Consumer Engagement Labs selection process

19 Mar 2019 EIT Food has the pleasure to inform that a consortia of scientific organisations, companies and non-governmental organisations has been selected for the EIT Food...
Food Innovation Wales joins the EIT Food community News

Food Innovation Wales joins the EIT Food community

14 Mar 2019 We are delighted to announce that Food Innovation Wales has become a Network Partner in EIT Food, Europe’s leading food innovation initiative. Supported by Welsh Government funding, this...
Appointment of new Chairperson of the Supervisory Board News

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. Jo Van Biesbroeck as member and Chairperson of the Supervisory Board. Mr....

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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