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EIT Food

EIT Food

EIT Food was founded by the EIT Governing Board in 2016 to connect partners from businesses, universities, research centers, and institutes operating within the food industry across Europe.





EIT Food is a Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) that was founded in 2016 by the EIT Governing Board. The purpose of EIT Food is to connect entrepreneurs, business, universities, research centres, and institutes operating within the food industry across Europe to foster increased innovation and productivity within the food sector. EIT Food is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium, and runs 5 co-location centres (CLCs) within Europe to help with innovation, talent development, and consumer involvement.





Timeline

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Benoit Buntinix

Business Creation



Dr. Lieven Tack

COO



Dr. Maarten van der Kamp

Education



Dr. Thorston Koenig

Innovation



Filip Fontaine

CEO



Saskia Nuijten

Communication



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

EIT launches accelerator network to help agri-food start-ups succeed

Niamh Michail

Web



Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

EIT Food - What Do We Do?

What Do We Do?

Companies

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CEO
Location
Products/Services









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