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If I had to use one word to describe the health startup ecosystem, it would be healthy. We are witnessing a stratospheric rise in the number startups, giant leaps in innovation and record levels of investment ...

Take Nesta’s CareerTech Challenge

UK - Be part of the tech for social good revolution: £5.75m programme to address the changing world of work What if we could use technology to solve some of the most challenging social issues we face in the...

European cities tackle plastic waste

Following the fortunes of the PlastiCircle project - funded by the European Commission - has been a circular economy highlight this year. Read what the team behind the initiative had to say about it in this co...

Transforming the meat industry

A top 2019 contribution from 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 by then-CEO of global meat g...

Lessons from the Matterhorn

A unique project is linking in-situ measurements with natural hazards research. For the past ten years, a network of wireless sensors on the Matterhorn’s Hörnli ridge has been constantly streaming measurement ...

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 ...

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...