This includes Innovation Scouting (the identification and support of early-stage entrepreneurial talents), RIS Innovation Grants (awarded in an open competition to entrepreneurs from 15 targeted EIT RIS countries) and the selection of RIS Challenges (identification of Innovation Proposals for RIS specific challenges). The activity implements the "EIT Food RIS Strategy, 2018-2020" and is complemented by KAVA # RIS Action Line 2 and KAVA # RIS Fellowships.
Increasing nutritional value (bio-stimulated) of selected performant tomato varieties to be cultivated in areas with temperate climate
The major objectives are to look for, evaluate and to select processing tomato cultivars best adapted to RIS northern countries.
The training brings together 40 professionals from different backgrounds and countries, who will have an opportunity to gain knowledge of the tools, techniques, and methodologies used in the process of new product development in the food industry.
Proofs of concepts help to determine whether an idea, a specific concept or approach when turned into reality would bring societal impact as envisioned.
EIT Food sponsors the Food and Drink Federation Future Leaders event to celebrate the innovators that are transforming our food systems.
Test Farms 2021 – newest innovations in agriculture tested with farmers in Eastern and Southern Europe
Test Farms programme links agricultural startups with farmers and testing-land.