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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
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups

EIT Food Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups

19 Jun 2019 Leuven, 19 June 2019 – EIT Food (The food Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology) announced today the 54 high-impact agrifood startups that have been selected to join the EIT Food Acceleration Network (EIT FAN) in its 5 acceleration hubs across Europe
Appointment of new Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

Appointment of new Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

12 Mar 2019 The Supervisory Board of EIT Food in its meeting of February 21, 2019 in Leuven has decided to appoint Mr
EIT Food invests €56.4m into agrifood projects in 2019

EIT Food invests €56.4m into agrifood projects in 2019

06 Mar 2019 The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food has announced today that in 2019 it will be investing €56
Call for expression of interest for EIT Food Evaluators

Call for expression of interest for EIT Food Evaluators

27 Feb 2019 EIT Food is constituting a database of independent experts having a high level of professional experience in one of its functional areas of Education, Innovation, Business Creation and Communication