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Our RIS innovation programmes

Our RIS innovation programmes

Innovation is key to develop a stronger, future-oriented agrifood system.

Current projects

ChiLd MicroBes predict how to stay away from Obesity (CLiMB-Out)

ChiLd MicroBes predict how to stay away from Obesity (CLiMB-Out)

Reversing the obesity epidemic by detecting risks in childhood

Black to the future - biochar and compost as soil amendment

Black to the future - biochar and compost as soil amendment

Reducing desertification, improving soils and increasing carbon sequestration through biological charcoal (biochar) and compost

Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe

Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe

EIT Food, EIT Climate, EIT Manufacturing, EIT Raw Materials and BioAzul joint forces to face the real challenges around water scarcity

The objective of this programme is to enhance knowledge and overcome current barriers to tackle water scarcity in Southern Europe through innovation, entrepreneurship, education and communication.

Foresight on the impact of COVID-19

Foresight on the impact of COVID-19

Future-proof or future ready? Learn how COVID-19 will transform the agrifood sector in Central, Eastern and South Europe!

Innovation Prizes

Innovation Prizes

Do you have an idea that could transform the agriculture, fisheries and food sector?
Apply for RIS Innovation Prizes and receive up to €25,000 of equity-free funding.

SUDAPS - Support for Dairy Production Sector in RIS Region

SUDAPS - Support for Dairy Production Sector in RIS Region

The aim of our project is to support the regional development and to provide solutions to sustainable dairy industry.

Our other Regional Innovation Scheme programmes

Our RIS education programmes

Our RIS education programmes

Cultivating and attracting talent is essential to create a future innovative food system that produces sustainable and healthy food, and at the same time helps to increase the innovativeness and competitiveness of regional economies.

Our RIS entrepreneurship programmes

Our RIS entrepreneurship programmes

Therefore, we encourage collaboration among food R&D experts, students, academia and businesses in order to create alternative technologies, services and products that will lead the advancement of the agrifood industry.

Our RIS public engagement programmes

Our RIS public engagement programmes

Communication is at the centre of all our activities. We want to engage all European citizens and turn them into enthusiastic change agents in the food system through multiple initiatives.