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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.
Cross-KIC EIT Food & Health News

Cross-KIC EIT Food & Health

18 Jun 2018 Innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs in the European food sector met at Koppert Biological Systems’ headquarters in the Netherlands last week Thrusday to inspire collaboration and innovation in this sector...
EIT Food’s CEO calls for stronger R&I in food News

EIT Food’s CEO calls for stronger R&I in food

15 Jun 2018 Speaking at the Bulgarian EU Presidency’s conference “Research & Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security: Transforming our Food Systems”, EIT Food’s CEO Filip Fontaine...
Bridging the trust gap in the food sector News

Bridging the trust gap in the food sector

06 Jun 2018 Dr Anna Macready explains how EIT Food’s TrustTracker® is vital to improving consumers’ faith in the food industry. Discover the article here.

Recent press releases

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