Welcome to our community!

EIT Food aims to make your journey as a passionate entrepreneur an exciting one. In this community we support each other through the challenging times, and most importantly we celebrate each other’s wins when all our hard work starts to pay off!

In addition to programme and investment opportunities, here are the types of startup training and events you can expect to get involved in as a valued community collaborator:

Interviews, panels and reviews

Hear what our industry experts have to say

Alumni spotlight

Stories, tips and advice from our startup alumni

Startup training challenges

A taster of what goes on at our bootcamps

Live pitch presentations

Prepare to pitch to real investors and potential clients

Community socials

Meet like-minded entrepreneurs to enjoy the ride with

Tailored networking

Data driven matchmaking to build power teams

Business mindset mentorship

Develop a positive mindset for business growth

Leadership skills

Learn what makes an effective leader to pivot and scale

Collaborate with Us!

Do you have an idea for a news article, or a new training event? We invite everyone with a passion to help positive impact entrepreneurs, to work with us


Whilst our programme applications are open, we host online Q&A sessions to provide more guidance on the application process, and how you can stand out above the rest!

Our Programmes

We support you at all stages of your entrepreneurial journey


For aspiring entrepreneurs & newly formed startups in need of market validation >



For pre-seed funded startups, aiming to achieve pilot and investment readiness >


For ambitious scaleups, with a solid customer base, ready for global expansion >


Education Courses

If you are just getting started, or maybe you aren’t quite ready to apply to a programme, why don’t you try one of our introductory food system courses

Regional Support

We also organise many different regional schemes to support local innovation and entrepreneurship activities. Find out what innovation is available in your location here


Apply to participate in one of our funded flagship programmes

Launch - Seedbed Incubator

Accelerate - EIT Food Accelerator Network

Scale - RisingFoodStars