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A flavour of things to come News

A flavour of things to come

18 Nov 2018 Johan Langenbick, co-founder and CEO of the food technology startup FoodPairing, explains why flavour is the key to changing consumer eating habits and how his company grew from a single...
EIT Food London influencer event to discuss ‘food systems of the future’ News

EIT Food London influencer event to discuss ‘food systems of the future’

18 Nov 2018 19 November 2018, London – When communicating to the public, what are the major challenges in the food system? How can we address them and what gaps exist between issues such as...
Food for thought: why your brain is always running a marathon News

Food for thought: why your brain is always running a marathon

13 Nov 2018 We get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) as Alessandro Cicerale, research fellow and lecturer at the University of Turin in Italy, talks...
EIT Food Discovered: Keeping the heart of an organisation pumping News

EIT Food Discovered: Keeping the heart of an organisation pumping

11 Nov 2018 This month our HQ Operations Project Manager, Anne-Marie Banescu, gives us her reflections on her role and why she feels that Operations is the heart of our organisation
EIT Food’s partner Isabel Hoffmann, CEO of Tellspec, wins EU woman innovation award News

EIT Food’s partner Isabel Hoffmann, CEO of Tellspec, wins EU woman innovation award

05 Oct 2018 Leuven, 05 October 2018 – The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) rewarded Europe’s top innovators in the fields of energy, health and food. EIT Food’s partner...
World Food Day #FoodWasteHero challenge News

World Food Day #FoodWasteHero challenge

28 Sep 2018 Get involved on World Food Day to help raise awareness around food waste challenges on social media.

Recent press releases

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