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Scouting for the best agrifood startups and scaleups: EIT Food RisingFoodStars community opens for new applicationsRead More
The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food announced today that the application window to join the 3rd cohort of RisingFoodStars is now open to new agrifood startups and scaleups. Now in its 3rd year, the annual call is open between April 1-30 and aims to attract the most promising impactful mature startups and early scaleups who can support EIT Food’s mission to transform the food system.
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 entrepreneursRead More
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 BoothRead More
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 networkRead More
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 RisingFoodStarRead More
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…