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EIT Food Hubs for 2019-2020 Selected! News

EIT Food Hubs for 2019-2020 Selected!

06 Mar 2019 EIT Food CLC North-East and CLC South have selected, with the help of external, independent experts,  the new organisations that will perform the role of EIT Food Hubs in 201...
EIT Food invests €56.4m into agrifood projects in 2019 News

EIT Food invests €56.4m into agrifood projects in 2019

06 Mar 2019 The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food has announced today that in 2019 it will be investing €56.4m into innovative projects contributing to its mission of transforming the...
Call for expression of interest for EIT Food Evaluators News

Call for expression of interest for EIT Food Evaluators

27 Feb 2019 EIT Food is constituting a database of independent experts having a high level of professional experience in one of its functional areas of Education, Innovation, Business Creation and Communication.
Improving food together with new EIT Food partners! Partner News

Improving food together with new EIT Food partners!

21 Feb 2019 We say a warm welcome to 7 new core member partners who are now joining the EIT Food Community. Each of these organisations brings  welcome expertise and experience to support...
How one startup is making consumers go bug-eyed over insect food News

How one startup is making consumers go bug-eyed over insect food

21 Feb 2019   EIT Food RisingFoodStar startup Essento is on a mission to get people to love eating insects.
Building the foundations of food safety and trust News

Building the foundations of food safety and trust

21 Feb 2019   Professor Moira Dean from Queens University Belfast explains how she, as part of the Food Fortress research team, has developed a toolkit to measure consumer trust in different aspects...

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Winners announced for EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme

Winners announced for EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme

13 Nov 2019 The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food has announced today the winners of its 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme: Orbem AI, uFraction8 and Trigger Systems
Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced

Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced

18 Oct 2019 The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food  announced today the selection of the twelve finalists of its 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network (EIT FAN) programme
World Food Day 2019

World Food Day 2019

16 Oct 2019 Our food systems are in crisis and unless we work together and take urgent actions, we are at risk of a continued rise in rates of hunger, obesity and diet-related chronic diseases