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Ten start-ups compete for the final awards of the 2018 EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme
The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food announced today the selection of the ten finalists of its 2018 Food Accelerator Network Programme. The finalists are invited to compete for three awards, consisting of an equity-free cash price of € 60,000 each, at the EIT Food Venture Summit on 28 November 2018, at Station F in Paris.
EIT Food’s partner Isabel Hoffmann, CEO of Tellspec, wins EU woman innovation award
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 Isabel Hoffmann, founder and CEO of Tellspec, won the EU woman innovation award for her work in the development of a rapid, portable and affordable sensor to test for the quality and decay of raw white fish, and the fraudulent use of excess water in frozen fish. The EIT Woman Award recognises outstanding women innovators and is awarded €20,000. Read the full press release here.
Six nominations for EIT Food projects, start-ups and women entrepreneurs
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 European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Awards, to be held in Budapest on 4 October during the EIT’s annual Innovation Forum, INNOVEIT.
Expanding disruption with our 16 meter Food Innovation Booth
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 experienced the future of food!
Growing the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community: 15 new start-ups join our network
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
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…