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Six nominations for EIT Food projects, start-ups and women entrepreneurs News

Six nominations for EIT Food projects, start-ups and women entrepreneurs

04 Sep 2018 Two EIT Food projects, two start-ups and two women entrepreneurs have been nominated in three award categories from the top graduates, entrepreneurs and innovators across Europe as part of the...
EIT Food discovered: from bed bugs to business creation News

EIT Food discovered: from bed bugs to business creation

16 Aug 2018 This month CLC NW’s Business Creation Programme Manager, Lukxmi Balathasan, gives us her reflections on her role and why we should all live our objectives.
Expanding disruption with our 16 meter Food Innovation Booth News

Expanding disruption with our 16 meter Food Innovation Booth

16 Aug 2018 On sunday August 5th, EIT Food CLC West had the unique opportunity to host for the first time ever 16 meter long Food Innovation Booth. Discover how more than 10,000 visitors...
Growing the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community: 15 new start-ups join our network Startup News

Growing the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community: 15 new start-ups join our network

13 Aug 2018   On 02 July 2018 we were pleased to inform another 15 agrifood startups that their application to join the EIT Food Community as our second cohort of RisingFoodStars had been accepted.
Spotlight Interview: Entomics, an EIT Food RisingFoodStar Startup News

Spotlight Interview: Entomics, an EIT Food RisingFoodStar

13 Aug 2018 Entomics CSO, Miha Pipan, explains how serendipity led him to become an entrepreneur and why the Black Solider Fly is the ‘crown jewel’ of the insect industry…
A Citizen Participation Forum on Vertical Farming EIT Food Projects

A Citizen Participation Forum on Vertical Farming

13 Aug 2018 Researcher Mascha Gugganig gets to the root of the Citizen Participation Forum held at the Deutsches Museum in Munich in July 2018.

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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