EAT is partnering with a range of foundations, organisations and companies from the academic, public, business and civil society sectors, who serve to provide strategic advice and financial support to EAT. Corporate partners are carefully selected companies that have a clear sustainability profile and a strong focus on healthy and sustainable food products or production practices. EAT delivers unique value to its partners through its collaborative network, annual and regional meetings and other activities.

Academic partners

The Academic Partners represent a selected group of renowned scientific research institutions in their respective fields. Academic Partners have a representative in the Advisory Board. Partnering institutions contribute with scientific expertise and networks to stimulate and disseminate research.

Executive Business partner

Research & development partners

The R&D Partners are a broader group of highly recognized universities and research institutions, contributing to develop and expand the multidisciplinary knowledge platform on food through evidence, research and scientific expertise. The R&D Partners participate with authors in series of scientific papers that will feed in to the EAT Initiative, and will be preferred research partners for new multidisciplinary research projects. Furthermore, R&D Partners will be represented by delegates at the annual EAT Forum and participate with their expertise in Competence Forums.

Strategic partners

The Strategic Partners comprise a carefully selected group of relevant and highly recognized, intergovernmental organizations, professional associations, trade unions and NGOs contributing to with their competence and expertise, ideas and engagement, relevant network and distribution channels. The Strategic Partners benefit from and contribute to the global knowledge base to inspire the intellectual agenda of the Forum meetings; sharing best practices through participation in or facilitation of EAT talks and plenary discussions.

Funding partners

Our Funding Partners are renowned not-for-profit foundations that contribute to EAT with expertise and by funding specific segments (i.e. the work of the Advisory Board and the work on the scientific guidelines), as well as by overseeing the content of the Forum program through the Competence Forum. The funding may also include fees for the Advisory Board, travelling costs and meeting expenses, in addition to the employment of research assistants to serve the Secretariat.