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EIT Food Government Executive Academy 2021: registration is now open

Hereby, we announce EIT Food Government Executive Academy – Edition 2021. The Academy is a special advisory and capability building program, that offers insights into challenges related to food system innovations, Research and Innovation Smart Specialization Strategies and sectoral regulations.

08 Mar 2021
EIT Food North & East


What is EIT Food Government Executive Academy (GEA)?

The GEA is an executive-level training program for public sector representatives from Central-Eastern and Southern European countries, deepening their knowledge of agri-food innovations and sectoral regulation, and helping address societal challenges across Europe.

EIT Food GEA will be delivered online between June and November 2021 for public sector representatives from countries of Central-Eastern and Southern Europe. GEA connecting participants and experts working in the field of agri-food innovations from industry, academia and European institutions.

Why is the GEA worth to take a part?

Our participants can expect to strengthen knowledge of the innovation eco-systems in their countries and increase the internationalization of the country’s agri-food companies to use the benefits of public funding distributed for Research & Innovations.

GEA is also an opportunity to participate in an international network of policy experts involved in the updates of RIS3 and the development of the operational programs based on European Structural and Investment Funds, 2021–2027.

Participants do not pay a tuition fee.

How to apply?

If you think that the Academy is targeted at you or your public sector partners, please check out our website for more information:  or apply HERE.

The application deadline is 9th April 2021.

Programme partners

The Academy is delivered by the University of Warsaw, EIT Food CLC North-East and EIT Food CLC South with a group of industrial partners: Danone, Bioazul, and VTT.


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