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October 2016

Who is the driver of the supply chain? Food is a conversation with Prof. Michael Bourlakis

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  Thursday october 27th another ‘Food is a conversation’ took place. This time with Michael Bourlakis, Director of Demand Chain Management Community (Head of Department) & Head of Supply Chain Research Centre. The delicious food was made by Sirley Kaston, who is a student of the food innovation program and…

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BIBIMBAP – ‘uncatering’ hacking the way people eat out: new ideas for the food service industry

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“We have to go from what is essentially an industrial model of education, a manufacturing model, which is based on linearity and conformity and batching people to a model that is based more on principles of agriculture. We have to recognize that human flourishing is not a mechanical process; it’s…

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Chocothon Presentation: The London Chapter at Google

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  Wednesday, October 19th, we gathered at Google London headquarters for Chocothon’s kickoff. The Chocothon project aims to empower and connect Ghanaian cocoa farmers, assure sustainable supply, and create new opportunities for them and other value chain stakeholders in cocoa production while reducing supply disruption risks. Derived from the term…

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My last 15 days: Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, Race for the Cure, Bologna Design Week, Brera Design Days, and B Corp Day.

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I’m on the train coming back from a tiring and inspiring 15-day full immersion in amazing opportunities that I’m excited to share. Terra Madre — Turin Slow Food Photo by Paolo Properzi Terra Madre is one of the most important international events dedicated to food and gastronomy. This year both Salone Del Gusto, an…

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Notte dei Ricercatori – Researcher’s Night in Reggio-Emilia

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  The “Notte dei Ricercatori – Researcher’s Night” is an initiative promoted by the European Commission since 2005 that involves every year thousands of researchers and research institutions in all European countries. The goal is to create meeting opportunities between researchers and citizens to spread scientific culture and knowledge in…

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