Improving food together with new EIT Food partners!

Improving food together with new EIT Food partners!

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 our mission to transform the food system.

The University of Aarhus

Aarhus University (AU) is a top 100 university providing research, innovation and education at the highest level across science, technology, health, humanities, arts, business and social sciences, with a strategic focus on food. Specifically, AU is very highly ranked within agricultural and food sciences and is among the leading European universities in these rankings.


Started in 1877 as a small bread and pasta shop in the centre of Parma, Barilla is today the world’s pasta leader and an international Group present in more than 100 countries. For four generations, Barilla has been guided by passion and values that have inspired what they believe is today’s only way of doing business: Good for You, Good for the Planet.

Bolton Group

Bolton Group is an Italian multinational company that produces and markets consumer goods in 139 countries worldwide. The company has over 50 brands distributed in supermarkets and perfumeries, and that cover Home and Laundry Care, Adhesives, Personal Care and Well-being and Beauty Care product lines.

Danone Nutricia Research

Danone Nutricia Research is the Research and Innovation organisation within Danone, a multinational food and beverage company with over 110,000 people worldwide. Danone Nutricia Research is at the heart of Danone’s strategy: innovating to bring health through food to as many people as possible. They partner with recognised scientific communities, suppliers and innovators to create unique consumer experiences and bring health and well-being at every stage in life.


Eurofins is the world leading laboratory analysis service provider. They have more than 650 laboratories across 45 countries and are listed as a trusted and preferred laboratory by all major food companies for evaluating the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin and purity of biological substances and products, as well as for innovative clinical diagnostic.


PeakBridge is a licensed fund manager and investment advisor specialising in FoodTech. They provide services to the entire food value chain, including M&A advice and fund management.

Groupe SEB

Groupe SEB is a French producer of consumer appliances and cookware, including major brands such as Tefal, Krups and Moulinex. They have 105 sites in 65 countries and hold 542 patents. It is focused on permanent innovation for the well-being of its customers, with a consumer-insight-based innovation & R&D strategy.

Interested in connecting with one of our new or existing partners? Please visit the partner section on our website. (Note that we are still awaiting some partner details).