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EIT Food announces recipients of €6.17 million COVID-19 Innovation Fund News

EIT Food announces recipients of €6.17 million COVID-19 Innovation Fund

07 Jul 2020 Winning innovations include an edible anti-viral coating for food, a test for micronutrient deficiencies’ effect on disease strength and dynamic pricing technology which can decrease supermarket food waste by...
EIT Food COVID-19 Rapid Response Call for Innovation projects [Update] News

EIT Food COVID-19 Rapid Response Call for Innovation projects [Update]

06 Jul 2020 EIT Food is investing €6.17m in a COVID-19 Rapid Response Call for Innovation projects. This call was open to partners and non-partners of EIT Food. As part of the...
Ten European startups initiate, in Bilbao, a four-month race for a prize of 100,000 euros and direct access to the agrifood market News

Ten European startups initiate, in Bilbao, a four-month race for a prize of 100,000 euros and direct access to the agrifood market

06 Jul 2020 The EIT Food Accelerator Network (FAN) programme is being developed in 6 different European cities at the same time bringing together high-potential businesses that could make an impact on the sector....
II edition of the Spanish Journalism Award on Food Innovation and Sustainability

II edition of the Spanish Journalism Award on Food Innovation and Sustainability

01 Jul 2020 EIT Food announces the second edition of the Spanish Journalism Award on Food Innovation and Sustainability.
The ‘Los Salvacomidas’ initiative ends tomorrow after delivering 60,000 healthy children’s meals and recovering 3,000 kilograms of food News

The ‘Los Salvacomidas’ initiative ends tomorrow after delivering 60,000 healthy children’s meals and recovering 3,000 kilograms of food

29 Jun 2020 The initiative had the help of over 100 volunteers and over 50 NGOs, as well as the contribution of food from Angulas Aguinaga, Danone, Grupo AN, Bacalaos Alkorta, Okin, and Plá...
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces its third cohort of disruptive agrifood startups News

EIT Food Accelerator Network announces its third cohort of disruptive agrifood startups

10 Jun 2020 EIT Food announced today the 60 high-impact agrifood startups that have been selected to join the EIT Food Acceleration Network (EIT FAN) in its 6 acceleration hubs across Europe. The chosen startups...

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EIT Food announces recipients of €6.17 million COVID-19 Innovation Fund

EIT Food announces recipients of €6.17 million COVID-19 Innovation Fund

07 Jul 2020 Winning innovations include an edible anti-viral coating for food, a test for micronutrient deficiencies’ effect on disease strength and dynamic pricing technology which can decrease supermarket food waste by over 40%
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces its third cohort of disruptive agrifood startups

EIT Food Accelerator Network announces its third cohort of disruptive agrifood startups

10 Jun 2020 EIT Food announced today the 60 high-impact agrifood startups that have been selected to join the EIT Food Acceleration Network (EIT FAN) in its 6 acceleration hubs across Europe
EIT Food has launched funding opportunity to support agrifood startups and high impact innovations during the COVID-19 crisis

EIT Food has launched funding opportunity to support agrifood startups and high impact innovations during the COVID-19 crisis

14 May 2020 EIT Food has launched two funding opportunities to support the European agrifood sector through the COVID-19 crisis