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EIT Food Alumni

News • 03 Jul 2024 • 9 minutes read
Your community of likeminded professionals in the agri-food sector

Francisca Vermeulen went from from being a participant to becoming a co-organiser and lecturer on 2 EIT Food Education courses, Algae Biotechnology & Inspire-Restorative Aquaculture!

Testimonial • 02 Jul 2024 • 6 minutes read
For Francisca Vermeulen, algae are a never-ending research topic. She has lived and done algae research in several countries, from New-Zealand to Iceland.Today, she is working as a researcher at the Scottish Association for Marine Science…

Empowering tomorrow's leaders: Introducing the Young Professionals Platform - YPP

News • 26 Jun 2024 • 5 minutes read
Welcome to the Young Professionals Platform (YPP), our initiative with youth-led organisations in the AgriFood sector! Created by young people, for young people, YPP embodies the spirit of innovation and collaboration.

When Eleni Ntokou was promoted to a management role at sustainable protein producer Unibio, she was eager to develop her leadership skills.

Testimonial • 19 Jun 2024 • 7 minutes read
EIT Food’s WE Lead Food  and NPD Skills programmes offered her just that – and more.Eleni transitioned from an Academic background to a Leadership Management Role. Combining her job with the care for a small baby AND investing in her…

FoodEducators related programme The Kitchen Adventure is bringing healthy and sustainable cooking skills to 10 EU countries.

News • 12 Jun 2024 • 4 minutes read
FoodEducators related programme, The Kitchen Adventure project held its kick-off meeting in Budapest, bringing together the consortium of Climate Smart Elephant (HU), Bioazul (ES), Professional Forum for Education (BG), Olsztyn Food Bank…

Teachers’ Advisory Board Annual Meeting, May 2024

News • 12 Jun 2024 • 5 minutes read
On May 30th and 31st, 2024, after 6 months of working online, FoodEducators Teachers' Advisory Board gathered in person in Brussels. This event served as a mutual learning platform for a comprehensive exchange of experiences and ideas with…

Dr Marine Valton is CEO and co-founder of NouriSol, an innovative agrifood company.

Testimonial • 05 Jun 2024 • 6 minutes read
She can boast an impressive academic and entrepreneurial track record. A double Master’s, a PhD, several grants, prizes and awards. The Global Food Venture Programme (GFVP), an EIT Food Programme for PhD’s, was the first step in her…

Feeling the need to contribute to food innovation, Isa Entenmann decided to pursue a Master's in Food Systems. Now she shares her academic MFS adventure and the job she landed afterwards at a vegan cheese start-up, Viva la Faba

Testimonial • 23 May 2024 • 7 minutes read
She was part of the MFS cohort of 2021 at the University of Hohenheim in Germany. The international experience and broad approach expanded her perspective on the food sector. 

The MFS Programme was a game changer for Paul Steinhardt, but he in turn was also a game changer for MFS by enhancing the attention for alternative proteins. And his 'next' step The Alt Protein Project and ...Neggst

Testimonial • 23 May 2024 • 6 minutes read
His Master in Sustainable Food Production took him from Germany to Italy and to Denmark, opening his view on the Food System and its challenges. 

Juliana Romero Guzmán tells us about her journey that has led to CEO of her start-up Cano-ela, processing oil-rich seeds in an innovative way.

Testimonial • 06 May 2024 • 6 minutes read
Born in Mexico, PhD in the Netherlands and a successful start-up after her participation in the Global Food Venture Programme (GFVP). 

EIT Food Education Celebrates Impact Milestones: Empowering Learners and Farmers Worldwide

News • 18 Apr 2024 • 21 minutes read
In a testament to its commitment to empower the brightest minds all over Europe and beyond, arming them with skills and expertise, to drive innovation and positive change in the food industry, EIT Food Education proudly announces…