About EIT

The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) is an independent body of the European Union set up in 2008 to deliver innovation across Europe. The EIT brings together leading business, education and research organizations to form dynamic cross-border partnerships. These are called Innovation Communities and each is dedicated to finding solutions to a specific global challenge. EIT Innovation Communities develop innovative products and services, start new companies, and train a new generation of entrepreneurs. Together, we power innovators and entrepreneurs across Europe to turn their best ideas into products, services, jobs and growth.

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About EIT Food

EIT Food, one of the EIT Innovation Communities, is a pan-European consortium that focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation in the food sector. To drive innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe, EIT Food is building an inclusive and innovative community of diverse food sector partners. The members of the EIT Food community are world-class players in the international food domain: over 50 partners from leading businesses, research centres and universities across 15 countries.

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About EIT RIS

The EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (EIT RIS) was created by the European Institute of innovation and Technology (EIT) to close the gap between regions that are leaders in innovation and those regions which are progressing. The programme is implemented with the involvement of local Hubs.
EIT Food RIS aims at strengthening those regions in Europe, which are modest and moderate in terms of innovation in the AgriFood sector. There is currently a network of 15 EIT Food HUBs located in 15 targeted RIS countries, one of which is AgriFood Lithuania DIH in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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AgriFood Lithuania DIH and its goal as EIT Food Hub in Lithuania

AgriFood Lithuania DIH represents the EIT Food in Lithuania and acts as a contact point for the local representatives in the agrifood sector. AgriFood Lithuania DIH’s goal as EIT Food Hub is to promote EIT Food Community activities, to provide the necessary support for local entrepreneurial talent in the food sector and to help to reach the true potential of the local food sector.

Acting as EIT Food HUB in Lithuania, AgriFood Lithuania DIH supports innovators and entrepreneurs, organises local training and workshops for students, start-ups, researchers and farmers and supports dialogue with regional and national authorities.

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We are the Dream Team of AgriFood Lithuania DIH Administration

Our team aims to create a smarter, more sustainable, more efficient and greener AgriFood sector!

Kristina Šermukšnytė - Alešiūnienė

Director atAgriFood Lithuania DIH

Cell. +370 650 22269
El. p. kristina@agrifood.lt

GiedriusLeskauskas

Head of Communicationsat AgriFood Lithuania DIH

Cell. +370 607 22776
El. p. giedrius@agrifood.lt

EditaKarvelienė

Head of Events atAgriFood Lithuania DIH

Cell. +370 677 80507
El. p. edita@agrifood.lt

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