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Six nominations for EIT Food projects, start-ups and women entrepreneurs News

Six nominations for EIT Food projects, start-ups and women entrepreneurs

04 Sep 2018 Two EIT Food projects, two start-ups and two women entrepreneurs have been nominated in three award categories from the top graduates, entrepreneurs and innovators across Europe as part of the...
EIT Food discovered: from bed bugs to business creation News

EIT Food discovered: from bed bugs to business creation

16 Aug 2018 This month CLC NW’s Business Creation Programme Manager, Lukxmi Balathasan, gives us her reflections on her role and why we should all live our objectives.
Expanding disruption with our 16 meter Food Innovation Booth News

Expanding disruption with our 16 meter Food Innovation Booth

16 Aug 2018 On sunday August 5th, EIT Food CLC West had the unique opportunity to host for the first time ever 16 meter long Food Innovation Booth. Discover how more than 10,000 visitors...
Growing the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community: 15 new start-ups join our network Startup News

Growing the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community: 15 new start-ups join our network

13 Aug 2018   On 02 July 2018 we were pleased to inform another 15 agrifood startups that their application to join the EIT Food Community as our second cohort of RisingFoodStars had been accepted.
Spotlight Interview: Entomics, an EIT Food RisingFoodStar Startup News

Spotlight Interview: Entomics, an EIT Food RisingFoodStar

13 Aug 2018 Entomics CSO, Miha Pipan, explains how serendipity led him to become an entrepreneur and why the Black Solider Fly is the ‘crown jewel’ of the insect industry…
A Citizen Participation Forum on Vertical Farming EIT Food Projects

A Citizen Participation Forum on Vertical Farming

13 Aug 2018 Researcher Mascha Gugganig gets to the root of the Citizen Participation Forum held at the Deutsches Museum in Munich in July 2018.

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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