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Market validation is a key process often overlooked by entrepreneurs News

Market validation is a key process often overlooked by entrepreneurs

17 Feb 2021 Entrepreneurs and startups are developing valuable innovations that are shaping the future of tomorrow’s food system, so it is healthier, more sustainable and trusted
EIT Food will reward SMEs and startups that work in the value chain of the olive sector in Europe News

EIT Food will reward SMEs and startups that work in the value chain of the olive sector in Europe

03 Feb 2021 This European prize, worth 4,000 euros, has been included in the Juan Ramón Guillén Foundation Awards. The deadline for candidate submissions is the 15th of May 2021.
EIT Strategy 2021-2027 agreed News

EIT Strategy 2021-2027 agreed

29 Jan 2021 The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) welcomes the political agreement reached between the European Parliament and EU Member States on its legal basis and its new...
The proteins of the future: Keys to making them known News

The proteins of the future: Keys to making them known

28 Jan 2021 The development of alternative proteins has emerged as one of the main fields of food innovation in Europe. But, are consumers ready to introduce new or unfamiliar food products into...
Farmers chosen as most trusted group within the food sector by European consumers News

Farmers chosen as most trusted group within the food sector by European consumers

28 Jan 2021 Study of 20,000 consumers across 18 European countries reveals trust in the food sector has increased over the course of 2020, yet the majority of consumers don’t consider the sector to...
EIT Food becomes partner in Flemish food coalition ‘Vlaamse kost’ to develop food strategy for the future

EIT Food becomes partner in Flemish food coalition ‘Vlaamse kost’ to develop food strategy for the future

19 Jan 2021 EIT Food West director Martine van Veelen is invited as an advisory partner to assist with the development of the Flemish food...

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Farmers chosen as most trusted group within the food sector by European consumers

Farmers chosen as most trusted group within the food sector by European consumers

28 Jan 2021 Study of 20,000 consumers across 18 European countries reveals trust in the food sector has increased over the course of 2020, yet the majority of consumers don’t consider the sector to be working in the public interest
EIT Food hosts Sustainable Seafood Panel

EIT Food hosts Sustainable Seafood Panel

22 Jan 2021 EIT Food hosts sustainable seafood panel at the Sustainable Foods Conference to support innovations in aquaculture
EIT Food report reveals lasting impact of COVID-19 pandemic on European food behaviours

EIT Food report reveals lasting impact of COVID-19 pandemic on European food behaviours

01 Dec 2020 Survey of 5,000 consumers in 10 European countries reveals how lockdown has had a profound impact on food purchasing and consumption