This year the Food Innovation Program sent a delegation formed of 16 students-researchers on the Food Innovation Global Mission; a 60 exploration to the main food tech hubs of the world: Amsterdam, Madrid, Valencia, Berlin, Toronto, New York, San Francisco, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Mumbai and Bangkok.
The mission, which will be presented at the Maker Faire Rome (October 12-14, 2018), is an integral part of the Food Innovation Program, (an international second level master’s degree from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, the Future Food Institute and the Institute For The Future of Palo Alto. During the trip the young researchers met various companies and startups related to the world of food innovation but with a particular focus on 4 main topics: sustainability and the circular economy, agricultural innovation in rural and urban contexts increasingly “smart”, the future of food service and proteins. In relation to the last topic, while in New York, the researchers met Ocean Hugger Foods: a very interesting company created by James Corwell, who is one of 69 American Certified Master Chefs.
Read the complete article HERE on the official website of Maker Faire Rome 2018