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Our EIT Food booth at Hapje Tapje 2019 News

Our EIT Food booth at Hapje Tapje 2019

21 Aug 2019 Every year, the culinary event Hapje Tapje takes place in the centre of Leuven. The 31st edition of the annual event attracted more than 60 000 people! We were present here...
163 applications received in the 1st call for Food4Health Expressions of Interest News

163 applications received in the 1st call for Food4Health Expressions of Interest

20 Aug 2019 The first Food4Health call was open from 29 May to 26 June.
Commitment to sustainable food packaging EIT Food Projects

Commitment to sustainable food packaging

14 Aug 2019 Bosch Packaging Technology has published a press release about the EIT Food "inPaper" project, that aims to develop sustainable paper-based solutions to replace plastic packaging.
Colruyt Group aim to lead the food sector to be more sustainable Partner News

Colruyt Group aim to lead the food sector to be more sustainable

12 Aug 2019 We speak to Veerle Carlier and Astrid Van Parys about how an ‘accidental’ approach to sustainability helped create a business that now has a focus on societal impact...
Call for participation: DISRUPT ME News

Call for participation: DISRUPT ME

07 Aug 2019 DISRUPT ME: a programme for European corporations to engage with disruptive Israeli startups - 2019
Feeding our future: The Wheat Cultivars project improving yield one grain at a time Partner News

Feeding our future: The Wheat Cultivars project improving yield one grain at a time

29 Jul 2019 Jon González, Cereal Technician from Grupo AN explains how the Wheat Cultivars project is helping to feed the growing population by optimising wheat yield and quality. He also...

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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