The EIT Food co-location centres (CLC) North East and CLC South have selected organisations to perform the role of EIT Food Hubs during the period 2021-2023.
The role of the EIT Food Hubs is to implement a plan of activities in their respective EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (EIT RIS) area to contribute to boosting the ability to innovate of these countries and regions in Europe.
It is a great pleasure for the EIT Community to inform that EIT Food co-location centres (CLC) North East and CLC South have selected the following organisations to perform the role of EIT Food Hubs during the period 2021-2023:
- Bulgaria: Agricultural University of Plovdiv (lead entity) and Cleantech Bulgaria (start-up support)
- Croatia: TERA TEHNOPOLIS Ltd.
- Czechia : University of Chemistry and Technology (lead entity) and Prague and Hub Innovation (start-up support)
- Estonia: Tartu Biotehnoloogia Park
- Greece: Industry Disruptors Game Changers (lead entity) and Agricultural University of Athens
- Hungary: Campden BRI Hungary Ltd. (lead entity) and PANNON Pro Innovations (start-up support)
- Italy: University of Bari Aldo Moro (lead entity) and The Hub Sicily - Cooperative Society (Impact Hub Siracusa)
- Latvia: Riga Technical University
- Lithuania: AgriFood Lithuania DIH
- Portugal: Building Global Innovators
- Romania: Impact Hub Bucharest
- Serbia: Association ‘SEE ICT’
- Slovakia: the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (lead entity) and Slovak Business Agency (start-up support)
- Slovenia: University of Ljubljana Biotechnical Faculty
- Turkey: Impact Hub Istanbul
The selected EIT Food Hubs will follow a precisely defined outreach work plan in their respective target countries and regions. Activities include acting as a regional contact point for all EIT Food related interests, regularly updating a contact list of relevant stakeholders, maintaining relations with key regional players, engaging in the exploration of the local start-up community, organising events and workshops for students, graduates and entrepreneurs and promoting EIT Food’s portfolio of instruments to ensure that local innovators (individuals and organisations) are aware of their existence and can benefit from these.
For further information please contact:
- Elvira Domingo, for EIT Food Hubs based in Greece, Italy, Portugal and Turkey
- Milda Krauzlis, for EIT Food Hubs based in Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia