Robot delivery service takes to streets of Europe

|6 July 2016| A pioneering new pilot programme will put autonomous delivery robots out on to the streets of major European cities where they will deliver packages to a variety of customers. Starting this ...

Innovation crucial in tackling food security issues

|15 June 2016| China Science and technology innovation is key to tackling the global challenges created around the issue of food security, according to agricultural ministers. A meeting of G20 Agricult...

The tech solution to saving the honeybees

|8 June 2016| San Francisco  Welcome to the world of digital beekeeping is the message from Bee Smart Technologies - the pioneering company using technology to save our planet. By offering "data powere...

Plastic and seaweed projects triumph

|26 May 2016| Scotland Two highly innovative collaborations have won Interface Food & Drink’s legacy competition providing funding of £88,000 towards industry–academic projects. The companies inves...

Ultrasound could increase supply of farmed salmon

|19 May 2016| Scotland An innovative new project, co-funded by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) under its Rapid Response scheme, is exploring the potential of ultrasound to keep farmed sa...

3D food printing

|6 May 2016| Finland Customised food from vending machines using 3D printing technology could become a reality thanks to the efforts of a Finnish research centre. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finla...

Innovation in action

|8 April 2016| Scotland The Scottish Centre for Food Development and Innovation at Edinburgh's Queen Margaret University (QMU) will host May's Innovation in Action food and drink event. Delegates will ...

Where food and technology meet

|24 March 2016| Italy Food innovators will gather in Milan this May when the city hosts Seeds&Chips, the international summit dedicated to food innovation, from 11- 14 May. "Hundreds of startups, c...

Skills a priority for the Scotch Whisky industry

|17 March 2016| Scotland A commitment to skills and training are at the core of the continued success of the Scotch Whisky industry, according to a report published today. 'Scotch Whisky, Skilled Workf...

Turning biotech ideas into businesses

|8 March 2016| Startup biotech companies in Europe are being asked to sum up their products in 140 characters for a chance to access $50 to $70k and three months mentorship. The offer from IndieBio, a sta...