What is EIT Food?
Goals and Impact
EIT Food's vision is to put Europe at the centre of a global revolution in food innovation and production, and its value in society. EIT Food will engage consumers in the change process, improve nutrition and make the food system more resource-efficient, secure, transparent and trusted.
EIT Food has six strategic objectives
1. Gain consumer trust
EIT Food supports European citizens in the transition towards a smart food system that is inclusive and reassuring.
2. Create healthier food choices
EIT Food enables individuals to make informed and affordable personal nutrition choices.
3. Build a connected food system around the consumer
EIT Food develops a digital food supply network with consumers and industry as equal partners.
4. Enhance sustainability
EIT Food develops solutions to transform the traditional 'produce-use-dispose' model into a circular bio-economy.
5. Educate to engage, innovate and advance
EIT Food provides 'food system' skills for more than 10,000 students, entrepreneurs and professionals through advanced training programmes.
6. Promote food entrepreneurship and innovation
EIT Food fosters innovation at all stages of business creation.
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