EIT Food Innovator Fellowship 2022

EIT Food has designed Innovator Fellowship, a career-boosting path for Post-doctoral researchers and young professionals. The objective of the EIT Food Innovator Fellowship Programme is to empower talents to co-create, address, and gain experiences on excellent ideas capable of bringing their careers a step further and foster innovators ready to respond to global food challenges. Global challenges in the Agri-Food systems require a mind-shift and a thrilling change in the awareness and competencies of talents: the new generation of entrepreneurs are asked to play a key role in solving the planet’s food-related issues.

Facts about Innovator Fellowship Programme: 

Study location: Belgium, Leuven

Type: EIT Food Fellowships, full-time

Study language: English

Application fee: 125 EURO programme commitment fee excluding VAT (21%). This fee applies only to the selected fellows invited to the programme.

The talent selection will be communicated with an invitation letter on June 10 2022. The programme is spread across 6 months, from June 10th until December 16th of 2022.

Entry qualification: Post-Doctoral Fellows and Young Professionals: must be, at the date of the call deadline, in possession of a doctoral degree or they must have a Master Certificate and at least four years of full-time equivalent research and innovation (R&I) experience. In the case of not Ph.D. fellow, Ph.D. years will count as years of R&I experience.

More information on the website:

EIT Food Innovator Fellowship 2022 – EIT Food Application Portal