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Ten European startups initiate, in Bilbao, a four-month race for a prize of 100,000 euros and direct access to the agrifood market News

Ten European startups initiate, in Bilbao, a four-month race for a prize of 100,000 euros and direct access to the agrifood market

06 Jul 2020 The EIT Food Accelerator Network (FAN) programme is being developed in 6 different European cities at the same time bringing together high-potential businesses that could make an impact on the sector....
II edition of the Spanish Journalism Award on Food Innovation and Sustainability

II edition of the Spanish Journalism Award on Food Innovation and Sustainability

01 Jul 2020 EIT Food announces the second edition of the Spanish Journalism Award on Food Innovation and Sustainability.
The ‘Los Salvacomidas’ initiative ends tomorrow after delivering 60,000 healthy children’s meals and recovering 3,000 kilograms of food News

The ‘Los Salvacomidas’ initiative ends tomorrow after delivering 60,000 healthy children’s meals and recovering 3,000 kilograms of food

29 Jun 2020 The initiative had the help of over 100 volunteers and over 50 NGOs, as well as the contribution of food from Angulas Aguinaga, Danone, Grupo AN, Bacalaos Alkorta, Okin, and Plá...
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces its third cohort of disruptive agrifood startups News

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. The chosen startups...
EIT Food will reward SMEs and start-ups that work in the value chain of the olive sector in Europe News

EIT Food will reward SMEs and start-ups that work in the value chain of the olive sector in Europe

04 Jun 2020 This European prize, worth 4,000 euros, has been included in the Juan Ramón Guillén Foundation Awards. The deadline for candidate submissions is the 15th of September 2020.
Applications open for startups coping with Water Scarcity in Southern Europe! News

Applications open for startups coping with Water Scarcity in Southern Europe!

27 May 2020 The initiative seeks to promote 30 businesses that, through technological and social innovations as well as new services, provide tools to face the increasing issue of water access. The programme will...

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
EIT Food’s COVID-19 Bridge Fund invests over €5 million to support 13 innovative agrifood startups

EIT Food’s COVID-19 Bridge Fund invests over €5 million to support 13 innovative agrifood startups

06 Aug 2020 New announcement reflects EIT Food’s status as one of Europe’s most active agrifood investors
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