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Tackling waste, one snack at a time News

Tackling waste, one snack at a time

23 Nov 2020 Food waste continues to be a significant issue worldwide, and it is not only the consumer’s fault. Around 2.2 million tons of valuable food is thrown away during the...
Europe’s top agrifood startups announced at Venture Summit News

Europe’s top agrifood startups announced at Venture Summit

18 Nov 2020 €300,000 awarded to EIT Food Accelerator Network startups to fast-track agrifood innovations
Meet the winners of EIT Food Innovation Prizes 2020 Startup News

Meet the winners of EIT Food Innovation Prizes 2020

17 Nov 2020 EIT Food present three startups who won in the Grand Final of RIS Innovation Prizes 2020 competition
EIT Food launches search for the next 100 high-impact agrifood entrepreneurs News

EIT Food launches search for the next 100 high-impact agrifood entrepreneurs

06 Nov 2020 Meet this year’s entrepreneurs, partners and investors at the upcoming EIT Food Venture Summit 17-18 November 2020
EIT Food Accelerator Network: Fourteen finalists of the 2020 programme announced News

EIT Food Accelerator Network: Fourteen finalists of the 2020 programme announced

29 Oct 2020 The EIT Food Accelerator Network (EIT FAN) announced the selection of the fourteen finalists of its 2020 programme. The finalists are invited to compete for three financial prizes, consisting of EUR 100,000...
SPIN project developing nutritional supplement to support immune system in the fight against infection by SARS-CoV-2 News

SPIN project developing nutritional supplement to support immune system in the fight against infection by SARS-CoV-2

20 Oct 2020 The SPIN (SPermidin and eugenol INtegrator for contrasting incidence of coronavirus in EU population) is a European project powered by EIT Food that is currently developing a dietary supplement supporting...

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Europe’s top agrifood startups announced at Venture Summit

Europe’s top agrifood startups announced at Venture Summit

18 Nov 2020 €300,000 awarded to EIT Food Accelerator Network startups to fast-track agrifood innovations
EIT Food launches search for the next 100 high-impact agrifood entrepreneurs

EIT Food launches search for the next 100 high-impact agrifood entrepreneurs

06 Nov 2020 Meet this year’s entrepreneurs, partners and investors at the upcoming EIT Food Venture Summit 17-18 November 2020
207 ground-breaking innovations and ventures awarded €60 million from EIT Crisis Response Initiative

207 ground-breaking innovations and ventures awarded €60 million from EIT Crisis Response Initiative

14 Sep 2020 As part of the EU’s efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology is proud to announce the EIT Crisis Response Initiative results: EUR 60 million awarded to 207 innovation projects and ventures from 32 countries