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.



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…)