HENRi’s good food tech focus
As London Food Tech Week highlights the urgency for more sustainable solutions, Gerardo Mazzeo, global innovation director at Nestlé, explains the international food giant’s support for digital innovations that improve the food system – particularly through its HENRi open innovation platform.
Tablecrowd turns to the crowd
When it comes to networking, you can’t beat the kind that’s face to face. Add food to the mix and you have a winning combination. That’s the thinking behind London-based Tablecrowd. This week it launches a £400,000 crowdfunding raise. Founder Kate Jackson explains. (more…)
Agri-tech incubator for urban farmers
Green Lab, a pioneering new workspace for eco entrepreneurs, has opened in south London, offering new facilities to add to the increasing number of spaces dedicated to adding tech innovation to urban farming and agricultural projects. This month it opens its doors to showcase what’s on offer. (more…)
MyAgenda: Iseult Ward
FoodCloud is a social enterprise connecting businesses that have surplus food with local charities and community groups, helping ensure no edible food goes to waste. Ireland-founded, it works in the UK through 1,000 Tesco stores and Waitrose. Co-founder and chief executive Iseult Ward takes our 10-question Q&A test.
Smarter, greener, cleaner places
Our Impact Awards celebrate tech innovations that improve lives and the world around us. Three broad themes – people, places and business – frame the awards. Our second preview of shortlisted entries looks at innovations that make for better places under four categories of cities, climate, food and smart technology. (more…)