Discovering the future of young entrepreneurs with Scuola Informale di Cultura Imprenditoriale

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Scuola Informale di Cultura Imprenditoriale promoted by Giardino delle Imprese (Fondazione Golinelli) this year brings together 60 ambitious students from 30 different High Schools of the Emilia Romagna region. The learning experience aims to promote an entrepreneurial culture among students, enhancing the individual skills and the initiative spirit in the…

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The Future Food at the Taste Summit Executive Day

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On Wednesday the 12th of July, specialists and industry leaders from all over the world came together at the Hotel Management School Maastricht to share their vision on the importance of flavor and tasting in their organizations. The Taste Summit Executive Day had a unique program of speakers who underlined the importance…

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Agrogeneration brings the future of agriculture and agritech to Seeds&Chips

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  In Seeds&Chips panels, meetings and one hackathon with 60 students coming from all over Italy. This is the new Agrogeneration! In Seeds and Chips, the event dedicated to the relationship between food and technology and meetings between startups, businesses, investors and policy makers, will take place the second edition of Agrogeneration, an…

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Food Innovation Matching: the future of agrifood networks is here

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From the partnership between CIBUS [the most important Italian event in the food sector] and our Future Food Ecosystem [the business  ecosystem dedicated to promoting  food innovation],  we are proud to say that yesterday, at Cibus Connect, Food Innovation Matching is born! FIM is a  business matchmaking service that aims at companies in…

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FIGM17: Developing innovation and reinventing the tradition in Singapore

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Singapore develops innovation while reinventing its tradition from coffee to gastronomy and this nation is also the place where the discussion about possible solutions for malnutrition and obesity is taking off. This is the starting point of our amazing experience with Food Innovation Global Mission. During the Singapore stop, Sara…

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FIGM17: Discovering Shanghai, the “Pearl of the Orient”

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  Italian creativity meets the urban environment, Startup systems and the role of large accelerators in Shanghai. The new frontiers of food? From pasta with cricket flour to cupcakes made with grasshoppers! During their trip our students of Food Innovation Global Mission discovered Shanghai not just as the most populous city…

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FIGM17: bibimbap, meat-based shabu shabu and more! Discovering food tradition & food innovation in South Korea

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Ancient recipes dating back to the 1700s, street food markets, visits to internationally renowned coworking spaces and leading companies in technological innovation Bibimbap, a dish made of rice, vegetables, egg and meat is not just an icon of Korea, the sixth stop of the Food Innovation Global Mission (FIGM), the…

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FIGM17: From Osaka to Kyoto, our first stop in Asia

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Welcoming our just-landed delegation in Osaka was the Italian Consul General Marco Lombardi who stressed the historically close ties between Japan and Italy, in particular the attraction of Italian-Japanese fusion restaurants such as Sol Levante and the Japanese cult following of Italian products like wine and olive oil. Centuries-old Italian…

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Local Promotion & Global Connection: Our report of Startup Europe Week Bologna

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Recognizing the important role startups play in reshaping economies, the European Commission together with Startup Europe organized a new edition of Startup Europe Week from February 6th to 10th, 2017. This event aims to encourage more fresh ideas to flourish into lucrative businesses that are mostly run by young entrepreneurs….

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Food Innovation Program comes to Kyoto Design Lab!

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We are happy to announce that Kyoto Design Lab is going to host the first ever Food Innovation Workshop in Japan! Working in the Design Thinking framework, teams will visit local stakeholders to better understand their needs and context. Professor Matteo Vignoli from UNIMORE and Food Innovation program will be facilitating…

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FIGM17: An incredible experience in the city that never sleeps

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Edible selfies made of cookies, healthy but cool food, local food markets, and a network of always evolving startups. The city that never sleeps, especially when it comes to food experimentation. The trip focused on vertical farming, holistic food education (especially for children) and taking a global and diverse approach…

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Discover our Desire of challenge and innovation with Food is a conversation ingredients for Inspiration

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In order to send-off an intense and prosperous 2016, we’d like to invite all of you to Officucina, the home of the Food Innovation Program in Reggio-Emilia for our event FOOD IS A CONVERSATION: INGREDIENTS FOR INSPIRATION. You will have a chance to discover the desire for challenge and innovation…

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Navigate the foodies Wonderland with our Storify dedicated to Food Matters Live!

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  Navigate the foodies wonderland with our Storify and discover Food Matters Live the annual event which tackles one of the most important challenges of our time: the relationship between food, health and nutrition. Three inspiring days, over 600 exhibitors, conferences and seminars involving global food leaders. A real discovery…

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Future Food Institute in New York launches the Food Innovation Global Mission and presents the Emilia-Romagna Food Valley

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Friday, November 18th at 10:00 am, inside the splendid setting of Eataly Flatiron on 5th Avenue of New York City, the Future Food Institute will bring from overseas the traditions and future of Emilia Romagna, Food Valley of excellence. In fact, for the “Week of Italian Cuisine in the World”…

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Our founder Sara Roversi will join Food Matters Live in London

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Food Matters Live is the UK’s only cross-sector event bringing together the food and drink industry, retailers, foodservice providers, government and those working in nutrition, to enable collaboration and innovation to support a sustainable food landscape for the future. It takes place from 22 – 24 November 2016 at London’s…

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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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