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EIT Food’s CEO calls for stronger R&I in food News

EIT Food’s CEO calls for stronger R&I in food

15 Jun 2018 Speaking at the Bulgarian EU Presidency’s conference “Research & Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security: Transforming our Food Systems”, EIT Food’s CEO Filip Fontaine...
Bridging the trust gap in the food sector News

Bridging the trust gap in the food sector

06 Jun 2018 Dr Anna Macready explains how EIT Food’s TrustTracker® is vital to improving consumers’ faith in the food industry. Discover the article here.
Management Change EIT Food News

Management Change EIT Food

24 May 2018 EIT Food has announced today that Mrs Margaret Bath will step down from her role as CEO due to changes in her personal circumstances. To ensure continuity of leadership and...
Great Teams and Innovative Business Ideas at Second Cross-KIC EIT RIS Business Planning Bootcamp in Budapest, Hungary News

Great Teams and Innovative Business Ideas at Second Cross-KIC EIT RIS Business Planning Bootcamp in Budapest, Hungary

18 May 2018   Organised jointly by EIT Health, EIT RawMaterials and EIT Food in cooperation with Climate-KIC, the second edition of the Business Ideas Competition has become a proven concept, successful in...
Nestlé aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025 Partner News

Nestlé aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025

13 May 2018 Nestlé today announced its ambition to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or re-usable by 2025. Its vision is that none of its packaging, including plastics, ends up in landfill or...
Peter van Bladeren steps down after two years as Chairman of EIT Food’s Supervisory Board News

Peter van Bladeren steps down after two years as Chairman of EIT Food’s Supervisory Board

17 Mar 2018   EIT Food announces that Professor Peter van Bladeren, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of EIT Food’s Board of Management, has stepped down as member and Chair per...

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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
EIT Food selects 14 mature agrifood startups to drive disruption of the food system

EIT Food selects 14 mature agrifood startups to drive disruption of the food system

03 Jul 2019 On July 3 we were delighted to inform 14 agrifood startups from 10 different countries that they had been accepted into the 3rd cohort of the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community