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EIT Food Accelerator Network
EIT Food Accelerator Network

EIT Food Accelerator Network

Partnering with the world-leading corporates & research institutions in the agrifood space

The EIT Food Accelerator Network (EIT FAN) connects impactful agrifood startups with industry-leading corporate and research partners to pilot their technology and drive the ultimate goal: a successful market adoption.

Previous editions

EIT Food Accelerator Network (FAN) started in 2018. The number of startups accelerated increased to 50 in 2019, and to 60 in 2020.

Selected startups benefit from a structured 4 month programme with expert coaching from EIT Food partner companies, investors, and experienced entrepreneurs. The programme runs in parallel in all of the six acceleration hubs.

Project team

Christoph Mandl
Christoph Mandl
Institution EIT Food

Partners

AZTI
DOEHLER
ETH Z√úRICH
Givaudan
JOHN DEERE
PEPSICO
Strauss Group
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
Technical University of Munich
University of Cambridge
University of Turin
Danone Research
University of Reading
Grupo AN S.Coop
EPFL (SWISS POLYTECHNIC FEDERAL SCHOOL)
DIL
BIOAZUL

Project Lead

Christoph Mandl
Institution

EIT Food

Role

Activity Leader

Contact details

Christoph.Mandl@eitfood.eu

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