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Meet the winners of the RIS Innovation Prizes competition News

Meet the winners of the RIS Innovation Prizes competition

29 Oct 2019 EIT Food presents early-stage agrifood startups from Easter and Southern Europe that won the Innovation Prizes competition
Food4Health opens 2nd Call for Expressions of Interest EIT Food Projects

Food4Health opens 2nd Call for Expressions of Interest

24 Oct 2019 Food4Health's first two projects officially launched on 1 September and the program has opened the 2nd call for Expressions of Interest for partners to participate in the 2020 tasks.
Food4Health projects kick-off as new teams meet EIT Food Projects

Food4Health projects kick-off as new teams meet

18 Oct 2019 With project teams confirmed, Food4Health's first two projects officially launched on 1 September and held their kick-off meetings shortly after: the STOP MetSyn team met 20 September and MuscleCancer met 10...
Results of ‘EIT Food Startup Awareness Event in Bulgaria and Serbia’ selection process News

Results of ‘EIT Food Startup Awareness Event in Bulgaria and Serbia’ selection process

18 Oct 2019 EIT Food has the pleasure to inform that two institutions have been selected to organise the EIT Food Startup Awareness Event in Bulgaria and Serbia.
Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced News

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. The finalists are...
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.

Recent press releases

RisingFoodStars gains traction: 20 scaleups joining the unique network

RisingFoodStars gains traction: 20 scaleups joining the unique network

21 Jul 2020 Twenty high-impact agtech and foodtech early scaleups have been selected to join EIT Food’s RisingFoodStars Association, a pan-European network that provides its members with tailored support and mentoring alongside valuable exposure to influential individuals and organisations
Zoetis joins the EIT Food Community

Zoetis joins the EIT Food Community

28 Jul 2020 EIT Food is delighted to announce that Zoetis, the world’s leading animal health company, has joined EIT Food as a core partner
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%