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Future of Food Conference

Future of Food Conference

30 November & 1 December 2021 - EIT Food’s annual event takes place!
Bringing together policymakers and key stakeholders to discuss future trends and priorities in food innovation in Europe.

EIT Food’s annual Future of Food conference brings together policymakers and key stakeholders in agrifood research, innovation and education to discuss future trends and priorities in food innovation in Europe.

The Future of Food Conference provides a high-level platform to discuss future trends and priorities in food innovation in Europe, in the broader context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the EU Farm to Fork Strategy.

Our audiences include: EU policymakers, EIT Food partners and other key stakeholders active in agri-food innovation, education, entrepreneurship and consumer engagement, as well as industry, farmer and consumer associations.

Two months after the UN Food Systems Summit, the 2021 Conference will take stock of the Summit’s outcomes and consider the role of the EU in implementing its commitments through the uptake of innovation, in order to deliver both economic and societal impact in line with the SDGs.

We will discuss challenges and solutions in areas such as: soil health and regenerative agriculture, circular food systems, and sustainable food labelling, as well as the role of younger generations in transforming food systems. 

The programme will include sessions on the impact of information on consumer trust in food, and education, with a special focus on vocational education and training.

For more information about the 2021 Future of Food conference, visit the conference website here.

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Discover more

Project - UN Dialogues

Blog - What is the role of the Farm to Fork Strategy in achieving zero emissions?

Campaign - FutureFoodMakers

Video - What is Regenerative Agriculture?

Podcast - Getting personal with nutrition

Report - Consumer trust in the food chain: exploring barriers and motivations

MOOC - Trust in Our Food: Understanding Food Supply System

2019 Conference

The Future of Food is now

2019 Conference event photos

On 20 November 2019, EIT Food hosted the first Future of Food Conference in Brussels, bringing together policymakers and food innovation experts to brainstorm the future of food. The event was organised in partnership with Brussels-based think tank Friends of Europe.

Download the 2019 conference report here

2020 Conference

The Future of Food Conference 2020 brought together some 350 delegates including EU policymakers, EIT Food partners and other key stakeholders active in agrifood research, innovation and education, along the whole food value chain.

The event provided a high-level platform to discuss future priorities in food innovation and policy, looking at these in the broader context of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Click here to read more about 2020 Future of Food conference.You can also find the 2020 conference report in there! Or with the button below.

Download the 2020 conference report here

Project Lead

Giovanni Colombo
Institution

EIT Food

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