New model of the diversity and evolution of gut bacteria


Neutral mutants can prevail in gut microbiota, enhancing diversity. Prof. Bitbol has now developed a “minimal model” of bacterial mutation and evolution in the gut.

Innovation projects: Impulse programme


The objective of this programme is to stimulate the innovation activities, in view of the current Covid-19 pandemic.

Launch of the Swiss Nutrition and Health foundation


The Swiss Nutrition and Health foundation (SNHf) is the successor of the Swiss Vitamin Institute.

35th EFFoST International Conference 2021


We were honored to host the EFFoST International Conference last November at EPFL !

ADM Unveils Nutrition Lab in Switzerland


The lab will provide animal nutrition customers with innovative R&D capabilities focused on sustainability, nutrition and production efficiency.

Launch of FoodSparks®


PeakBridge and EIT Food launch FoodSparks®, a new agrifood-tech seed fund. The fund will offer up to €30 million of investment over a span of up to four years.

EPFL Spin-off Plastogaz awarded by Tech4Impact


Plastogaz has developed a technology that uses powerful catalysts to selectively convert mixed plastics that cannot be recycled into methane.

Horizon Europe – fundings for Agri-Food related projects


Horizon Europe is the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation. Cluster 6 aims to improve knowledge and innovation to enhance inclusive, safe and healthy food systems.

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PepsiCo joins the IFNC as a new member


“We are proud to welcome PepsiCo in the IFNC family”, says Christian Schwab, IFNC Executive Director.

EIT Food invests in agrifood startups during the COVID-19 crisis


EIT Food’s COVID-19 Bridge Fund invests over €5 million to support 13 innovative agrifood startups