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Food4Health projects kick-off as new teams meet EIT Food Projects

Food4Health projects kick-off as new teams meet

18 Oct 2019 With project teams confirmed, Food4Health's first two projects officially launched on 1 September and held their kick-off meetings shortly after: the STOP MetSyn team met 20 September and MuscleCancer met 10...
Results of ‘EIT Food Startup Awareness Event in Bulgaria and Serbia’ selection process News

Results of ‘EIT Food Startup Awareness Event in Bulgaria and Serbia’ selection process

18 Oct 2019 EIT Food has the pleasure to inform that two institutions have been selected to organise the EIT Food Startup Awareness Event in Bulgaria and Serbia.
Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced News

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. The finalists are...
Celebrating the Food Changemakers of tomorrow at the INNOVEIT EIT Awards News

Celebrating the Food Changemakers of tomorrow at the INNOVEIT EIT Awards

17 Oct 2019 On 15 October, two of EIT Food’s nominees were recognised at the 2019 EIT Awards in Budapest at the annual INNOVEIT ceremony.
World Food Day 2019 News

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...
We launched Generation Food! News

We launched Generation Food!

10 Oct 2019 Generation Food was launched on Wednesday 25 September. The result of a collaboration between the province of Flemish Brabant, Boerenbond, PROEF, EIT Food, KU Leuven, UCLL, KBC, City of Leuven and...

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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
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