Support Genomic Frontier Fund

USA - One of the world's most renowned names in biotech innovation is asking for support so it can maximise its impact in tackling societal challenges. The small team at the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI)...

Commit to climate action

Pledge to go Climate Neutral Now and become a business actively contributing to the sustainability agenda. Led by the United Nations Climate Change secretariat, the initiative asks companies to ...

Apply for blockchain accelerator

The new €2.8M Block.IS accelerator is seeking to build a pan European ecosystem integrating blockchain across three sectors: agrifood, logistics and finance. Thanks to support from the European Union’s ...

$4.5M funding for growing food sectors

USA - The Good Food Institute (GFI) is offering $4.5 million in grant funding to help accelerate 'plant-based and cultivated meat research projects'. Along with the $3.1 million available through its Compet...

Shaping the future of fashion

AMSTERDAM - Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and The Future of Clothes is the new book by NY Times bestselling author Dana Thomas. The book's European launch was held at the Fashion for Good Experience...

Save the date: MWC Barcelona 2020

We are media partners with the MWC series of internationally renowned tech events dedicated to maximising the impact of an industry transforming our world. GSMA's flagship annual MWC Barcelona edition in 20...

Plastic option that’s carbon neutral

As global use of plastic skyrockets, alternative solutions with strong environmental credentials are in high demand. Step forward Woodly Oy, the Finnish company making a carbon neutral plastic substitute w...

Can you #DisruptHunger?

Early stage companies with innovative ideas for tackling global hunger should enter the World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Challenge. "We are accelerating high-potential solutions to disrupt hunger world...

Neste opens new Düsseldorf office

GERMANY - Global renewable fuel producer Neste has opened a global hub for its renewable polymers and chemicals business arm in Düsseldorf. The dedicated unit will generate innovative biomass and 'chemicall...

Big business shifting to clean energy

TOKYO - Japanese electrical equipment giant Fujikura has become the 24th in the country to sign up to the RE100 initiative. Spearheaded by the Climate Group, in collaboration with CDP, it is a growing global m...