Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal


The recruitment to EIT Food Government Executive Academy – Edition 2021 is ongoing.

If you haven't got to know what the Academy is:

  • The Academy (GEA) is a special advisory and capability building program that offers insights into challenges related to food system innovations, Research and Innovation Smart Specialization Strategies regulations.
  • With our guests and experts from the field, you can expect to strengthen the innovation eco-systems in your country, increase the internationalization of your country’s agri-food companies and success rates of new product launches to leverage the benefits of public funding distributed for Research & Innovations. 
  • You will also have an opportunity to share good practices, benefit from lessons learned from other countries and participate in an international network of policy experts involved in the updates of RIS3 and the development of the operational programs based on European Structural and Investment Funds, 2021–2027.


EIT Food GEA will be delivered online between June and November 2021 and will bring together public sector representatives from countries of Central-Eastern and Southern Europe (including representatives of public universities and public research institutes) with experts working in the field of agri-food innovations from industry, academia and European institutions.


Participants do not pay tuition fee.


You can read more about EIT Food GEA.


If you think you should be among, apply.


The application deadline is 9th April 2021.