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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...
EIT Food at Researchers’ Night in Poland EIT Food Projects

EIT Food at Researchers’ Night in Poland

09 Oct 2019 ‘Cosmic’ food, superheroes on a plate, food science, chemical mishmash in the kitchen, flower slow food, and youth potions from antioxidants. Those were some of the food...
Healthy nutrition and food safety are the focus of the 2nd Food Innovation Forum held in Bilbao News

Healthy nutrition and food safety are the focus of the 2nd Food Innovation Forum held in Bilbao

08 Oct 2019 EIT Food brings together experts from the agrifood sector, researchers and innovation agents in the capital of Bizkaia to address the challenges faced by Europe
The Polyfly and Sonicat Systems start-ups win the EIT Food ‘Innovation Prizes’ in Bilbao News

The Polyfly and Sonicat Systems start-ups win the EIT Food ‘Innovation Prizes’ in Bilbao

04 Oct 2019 The jury welcomes the innovation provided by the two projects: Polyfly with its natural pollination solutions and Sonicat Systems for applying ultrasound to sustainable food processing. The first prize is...

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Winners announced for EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme

Winners announced for EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme

13 Nov 2019 The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food has announced today the winners of its 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme: Orbem AI, uFraction8 and Trigger Systems
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