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Global Food Venture Programme

Global Food Venture, EIT Food’s flagship Doctoral Programme for entrepreneurial PhD students across Europe.


Doctoral Programme for entrepreneurial PhD students!


 OPEN Call 2023: 'Pathways to Impact'

Our online learning platform is fully interactive and enables you to engage with our top-notch trainers and mentors. By learning online with us we enable you a much greater flexibility and the comfort to learn at times and from locations that suit you and from your own home or workplace.

By enrolling on our training on 'Pathways to Impact' you will not only have access to GFVP's excellent resources but also become part of inspiring EIT Food community.

The course will provide an introduction and starting tools on how to change the world by using your research.

You will be trained by top EIT Food partners coming from higher education institutions like Cambridge University and Aarhus University, whose expertise lies in entrepreneurship, innovation, and commercialisation of academic research.

Throughout the course we will focus on the following key topics: 

  • Pathways to Impact
  • Ideation, Entrepreneurs´ Cases
  • Market scoping
  • Problem/Solution fit
  • Commercialization of Innovation
  • Protect your IP
  • Business Models
  • Venture Finance
  • Evaluate & Communicate your impact
  • Practice pitching & appreciate feedback.

Throughout the course, you will be offered a unique mentoring experience by EIT Food GFVP partners, who will support you with your research commercialisation.

More information: Pathways to Impact - EIT Food

Click here to apply!


Project lead

Chryssa Dimaki Pic
Chryssa Dimaki, PhD

TU Munich - Activity Lead

Mariana Fazenda

EIT Food Education - Programme Manager