FREE online ‘Engaging with Controversies in the Food System’ starts Monday 6th April

Want to discover the truth behind topical food controversies such as the link between meat consumption and climate change? The course which attracted learners from over 81 countries in its previous run provides useful insight into various aspects of some of the world’s most popular food controversies and will equip you to make better food choices. This three week course is designed for anyone interested to know more about what they eat and how it is produced. It explores these topics through the lens of three controversial issues; alternative proteins; palm oil; and the use of probiotics an increasingly popular practice in the food industry. (more…)

EIT Food Accelerator Network are now open!

Applications to the third cohort of the EIT Food Accelerator Network are now open! The EIT FAN is an accelerator powered by EIT Food, a body of the EU. They are looking for the 60 most promising start-ups changing the food system to join what we believe is the strongest agri-food accelerator programme that Europe has to offer. All start-ups solving a critical issue in our food system and that have gained some traction through first sales or LOIs are invited to apply. (more…)

Working together to find solutions across the food system

View our new film to discover how our partnerships with industry and other research institutes is delivering better diets and health. News stories about poor diets, the associated health issues and the resulting pressures on our national health care systems are never far from the headlines. Climate change and the impacts this is having and will continue to have on our weather systems, soils, food production and human health is also a major challenge. (more…)