European cities tackle plastic waste

The idea of a circular economy for plastic waste is taking shape in three European cities – all chosen to pilot innovations designed by PlastiCircle, an ambitious project funded by the European Commission. In ...

From farm to future…

Located just a few miles from Italy’s Venice lagoon, a global innovation hub is on the cutting edge of innovation, entrepreneurship and education. H-FARM is the leading Italian innovation platform and one of t...

Connecting the circular economy

By the Circular Economy Club The circular economy model is an alternative to the unsustainable linear model in which we live. In the current linear model we take resources, produce, consume and waste. In a ...

Mobilising the European bioeconomy

By Joanna Dupont-Inglis, Secretary General, EuropaBio Over the past couple of years, the European bioeconomy has become a key discussion point for policy makers, scientists and industry alike. The European ...

Transforming the meat industry

By Bruce Friedrich, Executive Director, The Good Food Institute “If we can grow the meat without the animal, why wouldn’t we?” It’s a great question posed last August by then-CEO of global meat giant Tyson ...

Food waste and hospitality

By David Jackson, Head of Marketing at Winnow There was a sense of urgency at COP24 in Katowice last month. During the opening ceremony, the naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough said climate change ...

Moonshots for Europe

By Harald Neidhardt, CEO & Curator, Futur/io Institute   For the past decades, Europe has been a leader in innovation, deep tech and many cross-border research projects, centres of academic excelle...

Europe walking the talk on innovation

Roland Strauss writes about the 10th European Innovation Summit - and EUtop50 Founders & Tech Festival - taking place in Brussels next month.   Europe’s innovation strategy is a long-term one, an...

Europe + innovation go hand in hand

(BRUSSELS) Europe’s innovation strategy is a long-term one, and one the 10th European Innovation Summit this November will strive to advance. Following on from last year’s discussions and debates, partici...

How to effectively finance founders

Roland Strauss writes about the EUtop50 Founders & Tech Festival - taking place in Brussels this November.   The EUtop50 annual festival is going to celebrate and support young founders from all ov...