Thought for Food – Global Challenge 2014. How the leaders of tomorrow are addressing global food security

In February Global Biotech Revolution travelled to Lisbon to attend the 2015 Thought for Food global summit (TFF). The two-day event in Portugal’s beautiful capital was centred around food security, one of the biggest global issues facing our generation. The TFF summit was the highlight of the global 2014 Thought for Food Challenge in which 336 teams from 51 countries developed business ideas addressing the question of how to feed a global population of 9 billion people in 2050. The teams were whittled down to 10 finalists, who were invited to the TFF global summit to…Read more

Henlight – Sustainable integration of renewable technologies into traditional farming concepts

Young entrepreneurs face many challenges when they start their business. This blog is about early experiences about market acceptance of new business concepts. When I am not visiting chicken farms, I work with entrepreneurs at a UC Davis university in the U.S. While each meeting is different, the concerns of young entrepreneurs all seem to be the same: the right fit. Questions around products fitting the market, costs fitting within a budget, and milestones fitting within a timeline are quite common for aspiring entrepreneurs. However, for those working in biotechnology, there is an…Read more