EIT Food

EIT Food is Europe’s leading food innovation initiative, with the aim to create a sustainable and future-proof food sector.
The initiative is made up of a consortium of key industry players, startups, research centres and universities from across Europe. It is one of six Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC) established by the European Institute for Innovation & Technology, an independent EU body set up in 2008 to promote innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe.
EIT Food aims to collaborate closely with consumers to develop new knowledge and technology-based products and services, that will ultimately deliver a healthier lifestyle for all European citizens.

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Alimentación: la relación entre la comida, el intestino y el cerebro (FutureLearn)

Oct 4th 2021
Alimentación: la relación entre la comida, el intestino y el cerebro (FutureLearn)
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El intestino y el cerebro están muy estrechamente vinculados. Averigüe cómo afecta la dieta a su cerebro y cómo afecta el cerebro a su dieta. En los últimos años, la importancia del vínculo entre el intestino y el cerebro ha quedado patente. En este curso explorará esta compleja relación.
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Del desperdicio al valor: cómo abordar el desperdicio de alimentos (FutureLearn)

Oct 4th 2021
Del desperdicio al valor: cómo abordar el desperdicio de alimentos (FutureLearn)
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Descubra las causas y el impacto del desperdicio de alimentos y aprenda cómo abordarlo a nivel personal, comunitario y nacional. Conozca cómo la lucha contra el desperdicio y la pérdida de alimentos puede ayud. La importante contribución del sistema alimentario al cambio climático está ampliamente reconocida y los consumidores [...]
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Nutrition for Health and Sustainability (FutureLearn)

Learn what makes up a healthy, sustainable diet and how certain food types can help to treat and prevent disease. Explore the relationship between health, nutrition, and sustainability. Diet is the biggest single risk factor for preventable diseases in the world and a key driver of diabetes, heart disease, [...]
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Improving Food Production with Agricultural Technology and Plant Biotechnology (FutureLearn)

Build your knowledge of food production challenges and technology with this online course for 16-19 year olds studying biology. Learn how to address challenges in growing, harvesting, and processing food. Are you inspired to join the next generation of scientists and tackle challenges in food security? On this course, [...]
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The Human Microbiome (FutureLearn)

Discover what the microbiome is, how it changes throughout your life, and the role it plays in good human health. Learn how a healthy microbiome can combat disease. The microbiome – the microbes that live within the human body – can have a huge impact on human health. As [...]
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Innovation in Arable Farming: Technologies for Sustainable Farming Systems (FutureLearn)

Feb 1st 2021
Innovation in Arable Farming: Technologies for Sustainable Farming Systems (FutureLearn)
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Explore how innovative, digital technologies can help achieve sustainable intensification of arable farming systems. Consider ways arable farmers in the EU can use agri-tech to benefit business. On this course, you’ll explore evidence-based information that outlines the benefits and challenges of adopting new technologies within the EU, and have [...]
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Food and Nutrition: The Truth Behind Food Headlines (FutureLearn)

Learn how to find reliable, scientific information about food and nutrition and identify the truth behind food headlines. Rebuild your trust in nutrition science and look beyond the media headlines. Due to conflicting messages from the media, it’s becoming harder to know what to believe when it comes to [...]
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Understanding Food Labels (FutureLearn)

Learn how to interpret food labels so you can make informed food choices and buy food that supports your health and wellbeing. Get the facts you need to put your trust in the food system. Huge amounts of information are provided on food product labels, but surveys have shown [...]
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Consumer and Environmental Safety: Food Packaging and Kitchenware (FutureLearn)

Discover the importance of kitchenware and packaging that is safe for people and the environment alike. Food safety is highly regulated. Yet, one blind spot is the migration of molecules from contact materials in kitchenware into food. Particular attention needs to be placed on chemicals present at low doses [...]
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Science Communication and Public Engagement (FutureLearn)

Discover the importance of public engagement in science, and learn techniques to share and raise awareness of your research. Define your message and share your findings through social and traditional media. Good science communication ensures the public engage with and understand relevant scientific research. On this course, you will [...]
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