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Profile

EUFIC   is   a   non-profit   organisation   that   provides   engaging  science-based  information  to  inspire  and  empower  healthier  and  more  sustainable  food  and  lifestyle choices. As a group of passionate science and communication experts, we believe in a world where people  choose  to  live  healthily  because  they  know  how to.

We bring food facts for healthy choices since 1995.

Competences & Capabilities

  • We   give   impartial   information   with   a   credible   voice.
  • We cover diverse and controversial topics with our outreach campaigns.
  • We  reach  10  million  people  through  our  website  every year.
  • We have over 50,000 online subscribers.
  • We  have  over  80,000  followers  across  our  social  media communities.
  • We talk to people in 6 languages.
EUFIC

Rue des Deux Eglises 14-16, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

http://www.eufic.org

Contact

Schelkle Bettina bettina.schelkle@eufic.org

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

EUFIC
Public Engagement

Don’t be a food waster

The social awareness campaign ‘Don’t be a food waster’ wants to make all audiences proud to say ‘I am not a food waster’ with the ultimate goal of reducing food waste at all levels in the food system.

EUFIC
Public Engagement

EIT Food TrustTracker®

Research has shown that consumers do not understand or trust in the food industry. This is thought to be driven by the gap between what consumers want and what the food industry provides.

EUFIC
Education

Engaging with Controversies in the Food System

Become more confident in making informed decisions about the food you eat by exploring different food controversies.

EUFIC
Education

WE Lead Food

Do you want to make a real difference?

Now, more than ever, is an ideal time. We are creating a network of women leaders who wish to drive change, innovation and sustainability within the food sector as we face supply chain challenges. All you need to be is a woman who is passionate and committed about driving change within the food sector.

Smash glass ceilings. Take the leap and let’s soar together.

EUFIC
Education

Trust in Our Food: Understanding Food Supply System

How much do you trust your food? Learn about food supply systems, safety, sustainability and nutrition and quality.

EUFIC
Public Engagement

EIT Food Ambassadors Programme: Influencer marketing for EIT Food

FoodAmbassadors is a project that aims to engage food and health Influencers in order to co-create science-based content for their community.

EUFIC
Public Engagement

Games of Food

Games of Food is increasing public awareness around balanced nutrition and a healthy lifestyle through the use of Escape games.

EUFIC
Public Engagement

EIT FoodScienceClass

The EIT FoodScienceClass is a collaborative project that aims to bring students closer to food systems by helping them understand the role of food production and technology in food safety and security.

EUFIC
Education

How Food is Made? Understanding Food Processing Technologies

Have you ever wondered how your food is processed before it reaches your plate? Find out with this online course.

EUFIC
Public Engagement

‘SEE & EAT’: Communicating the benefits of visual familiarity as a strategy for introducing healthy foods into children’s diets 2020

Healthy eating in childhood tracks into adulthood, so promoting dietary variety should begin early.

EUFIC
Public Engagement

Cultivating Engagement: a citizen participation forum on vertical farming

This project puts citizens at the centre of shaping high-tech innovations in food production to become healthier and more sustainable.

EUFIC

O-Live: Smart targeting of personalised food advice

The food that consumers buy and eat is influenced by a complex interaction of cognitive, sensory, economic, and health factors that lead to gaps between their intentions and behaviour.

EUFIC
Education

Food and Nutrition: The Truth Behind Food Headlines

Rebuild your trust in nutrition science and look beyond the media headlines

EUFIC
Education

Circular Food Generator Track

Food Generator Track is a competition which challenges Master or PhD students of 3 Universities to develop new, innovative solutions for and from food losses of production facilities and retail activities.

EUFIC
Education

WeValueFood 2020

WeValueFood (2-year project) has educated, engaged and advanced the young Europeans’ knowledge of and appreciation of food, thereby empowering the next generations to make the best choices about the food that they eat.

EUFIC
Public Engagement

EATrends & food fashion week

EATrends and food fashion week is raising awareness of the key trends that are shaping food innovation today, and empowering people to influence the way they eat.

EUFIC
Public Engagement

Increasing consumer trust and support for the food supply chain and for food companies

Co-creating initiatives to increase consumer trust in food

EUFIC
Public Engagement

The FutureKitchen Virtual Reality and EatingHealthy Video Infotainment Series 2020

Creative infotaining is the future of knowledge transfer and co-creation among young generations.

EUFIC
Innovation

Lab on a chip - Early-warning platform for food safety

Developing technology to improve food safety