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Food startup ideas to save the world News

Food startup ideas to save the world

12 Sep 2019 A well-recognised entrepreneur competition rewarded winning sustainable ideas at the yearly Food Festival in Aarhus
Call for expressions of interest to organize the EIT Food Startup Awareness Events in Bulgaria and Serbia EIT Food Projects

Call for expressions of interest to organize the EIT Food Startup Awareness Events in Bulgaria and Serbia

06 Sep 2019 EIT Food is looking for the organisations based in Bulgaria or Serbia that would organize the EIT Food Startup Awareness Events for the local early-stage agrifood startups and the members...
Recognising the food entrepreneurs transforming the food system News

Recognising the food entrepreneurs transforming the food system

04 Sep 2019 As part of EIT Food’s mission to transform the food system, it is important to recognise and reward the change-makers that are helping tackle society’s greatest...
Our EIT Food booth at Hapje Tapje 2019 News

Our EIT Food booth at Hapje Tapje 2019

21 Aug 2019 Every year, the culinary event Hapje Tapje takes place in the centre of Leuven. The 31st edition of the annual event attracted more than 60 000 people! We were present here...
163 applications received in the 1st call for Food4Health Expressions of Interest News

163 applications received in the 1st call for Food4Health Expressions of Interest

20 Aug 2019 The first Food4Health call was open from 29 May to 26 June.
Commitment to sustainable food packaging EIT Food Projects

Commitment to sustainable food packaging

14 Aug 2019 Bosch Packaging Technology has published a press release about the EIT Food "inPaper" project, that aims to develop sustainable paper-based solutions to replace plastic packaging.

Recent press releases

EIT Food selects 14 mature agrifood startups to drive disruption of the food system

EIT Food selects 14 mature agrifood startups to drive disruption of the food system

03 Jul 2019 On July 3 we were delighted to inform 14 agrifood startups from 10 different countries that they had been accepted into the 3rd cohort of the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups

EIT Food Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups

19 Jun 2019 Leuven, 19 June 2019 – EIT Food (The food Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology) announced today the 54 high-impact agrifood startups that have been selected to join the EIT Food Acceleration Network (EIT FAN) in its 5 acceleration hubs across Europe
Appointment of new Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

Appointment of new Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

12 Mar 2019 The Supervisory Board of EIT Food in its meeting of February 21, 2019 in Leuven has decided to appoint Mr