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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.
Management Change EIT Food News

Management Change EIT Food

24 May 2018 EIT Food has announced today that Mrs Margaret Bath will step down from her role as CEO due to changes in her personal circumstances. To ensure continuity of leadership and...
Great Teams and Innovative Business Ideas at Second Cross-KIC EIT RIS Business Planning Bootcamp in Budapest, Hungary News

Great Teams and Innovative Business Ideas at Second Cross-KIC EIT RIS Business Planning Bootcamp in Budapest, Hungary

18 May 2018   Organised jointly by EIT Health, EIT RawMaterials and EIT Food in cooperation with Climate-KIC, the second edition of the Business Ideas Competition has become a proven concept, successful in...

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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