Foodtech and personalized nutrition – From marketing to genetics

The trend towards increasing personalization of food is the result of the convergence of many scientific and technological advances and a growing demand from consumers for customized products and services,…

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What do young people care about? We asked 26,000 of them

What do young people think of technology, economics and the role of business in the modern world? One recent global survey offers us a good idea.

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The Hole in the Digital Economy

If the next president intends to improve American infrastructure and expand economic opportunities, there’s no better place to start than with the millions of people who still lack broadband access and…

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AI and Big Data vs. Air Pollution

Physics simulations and AI combine to give pollution forecasts to city dwellers in Beijing and beyond.

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Rewilding cities for Resilience

Since the dawn of civilisation, settlements and their growth have directly related to the natural world and its resources. Furthermore designing with nature has been well documented since the work of Ian…

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The blockchain’s potential for foodtech companies

If we believe its most fervent advocates, the blockchain is a revolutionary tool that could change our lives dramatically, just as printing and the Internet did in the past. It has the immediate potential…

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Trending: finally, end-of-life solutions for two of our least recyclable…

As the ongoing effort to mitigate climate change leads many businesses and governments to create a circular economy, we still face a number of roadblocks – namely in the end of life of certain products…

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The South African vineyard where all workers are co-owners

At the Bosman Family Vineyards, harvesters, wine makers and workers all have a stake in the business which operates as a sustainable farming community.

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Commission official: ‘Bioeconomy is a unique opportunity to address…

More and more member states are adopting bioeconomy plans and the EU is actively encouraging its Central and Eastern European partners to develop their own strategies. EurActiv Slovakia talked to the Commission’s…

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From « zero packaging » to « zero…

In Europe and the USA, the zero waste movement has led to an increase in package-free grocery stores and supermarkets. While the idea appeals to ecology-conscious consumers, zero packaging is only one…

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