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EIT Food

EIT Food provides solutions for the development of the highly qualified food sector and works with consumers on products, services and new technologies to enable a healthier lifestyle for all European citizens. It aims to catalyze the transformation of the food system by integrating education, innovation, business creation and consumer involvement, strengthening the production and consumption of safe and healthy food and promoting sustainable practices in agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries. The partnership was established in 2017.


EIT Food six Strategic Objectives:

  1. Overcome low consumer trust in food, to involve citizens in the transition towards a smart and sustainable food system.
  2. Create consumer valued food for healthier nutrition, enabling individuals to make informed and affordable personal nutrition choices.
  3. Build a consumer-centric connected food system to develop a digital food supply network with consumers and industry as equal partners.
  4. Enhance sustainability through resource stewardship to transform the traditional ‘produce-use-dispose’ model into a circular bio-economy.
  5. Educate to engage, innovate and advance, providing ‘food system’ skills for students, entrepreneurs and professionals through advanced training programmes.
  6. Catalyse food entrepreneurship and innovation, fostering innovation at all stages of business creation.


The partnership website is here. Contacts within the Czech Republic are mediated by the innovative hub EIT Food managed by the Institute of Chemical Technology and the Impact Hub Prague. You can view the presentation with the offer of services and relevant contacts from March 10, 2021 here (Block 5).


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