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EIT Food’s partnership with Microsoft and Danone to accelerate AI startups to improve the food system together News

EIT Food’s partnership with Microsoft and Danone to accelerate AI startups to improve the food system together

28 Feb 2020 EIT Food continues to broaden its community of people who care about food and its impact on our health and planet by partnering with Microsoft and Danone to select and...
Water Scarcity in Southern Europe: How EIT and its knowledge and innovation communities are contributing to one of the biggest threats of the decade News

Water Scarcity in Southern Europe: How EIT and its knowledge and innovation communities are contributing to one of the biggest threats of the decade

28 Feb 2020 Within a growing global trend of water consumption, European society and economy in different territories are asked to tackle the trends in boosting resilient infrastructures, circular economy and enabling multi-stakeholders...
The most important trends in food innovation – EATrends

The most important trends in food innovation – EATrends

11 Feb 2020 The transformation of the food system has already begun and it is increasingly in line with people’s changing needs. Discover how they impact our everyday lives.
Taking science to the people: from laboratory to local shopping mall News

Taking science to the people: from laboratory to local shopping mall

30 Jan 2020 Researchers’ Night with EIT Food was organized in Poland on 27 September 2019 by a group of scientists from the Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy...
Trust through transparency: Connecting Food to the consumer News

Trust through transparency: Connecting Food to the consumer

30 Jan 2020 RisingFoodStar Connecting Food have created a digital platform that can follow a product in real-time, tracking and digitally auditing each batch or production as it goes through the food...
Can we trust the health claims on food labels? EIT Food Projects

Can we trust the health claims on food labels?

30 Jan 2020 Consumers don't always understand or trust the health claims on food packaging labels. An EIT Food project is developing a digital toolkit to enhance the scientific communication of...

Recent press releases

EIT Food announces recipients of €6.17 million COVID-19 Innovation Fund

EIT Food announces recipients of €6.17 million COVID-19 Innovation Fund

07 Jul 2020 Winning innovations include an edible anti-viral coating for food, a test for micronutrient deficiencies’ effect on disease strength and dynamic pricing technology which can decrease supermarket food waste by over 40%
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces its third cohort of disruptive agrifood startups

EIT Food Accelerator Network announces its third cohort of disruptive agrifood startups

10 Jun 2020 EIT Food announced today the 60 high-impact agrifood startups that have been selected to join the EIT Food Acceleration Network (EIT FAN) in its 6 acceleration hubs across Europe
EIT Food has launched funding opportunity to support agrifood startups and high impact innovations during the COVID-19 crisis

EIT Food has launched funding opportunity to support agrifood startups and high impact innovations during the COVID-19 crisis

14 May 2020 EIT Food has launched two funding opportunities to support the European agrifood sector through the COVID-19 crisis