Oct
08

Ars Electronica 2019

Vienna on Oct 8, 2019

In search of new inspiration, our team visited the Ars Electronica Festival 2019 that takes place in Linz. Every year, thousands of visitors come from different countries to see art installations, exhibitions and to gain insights in the new tech developments. The event focuses on current trends as well as possible future scenarios, in context of a possible impact on our lives. Ars Electronica is spread throughout the entire city inviting its visitors to learn more about art, digital solutions, innovation, technology, social impact and way more.

Sep
26

You are what you eat – aren’t you?

Vienna on Sep 26, 2019

The impact of our diet is more important that many of us think. An insufficient diet does not only cause weight extremes, it can also lead to many diseases, including different types of cancer, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease and many more. Recent studies have shown that certain dietary interventions may be more effective than drug treatments. Obesity, for example, is a classic example.

Sep
16

Algae – an unexpected protein source

Vienna on Sep 16, 2019

Many people are looking for sources of protein to replace meat. The reasons vary from dietary and cultural preferences to ecological and animal welfare concerns. In addition, we face the challenge of feeding a global population and must come up with an effective solution. Today, we decided to take a look at a protein source that might be quite unexpected for many – algae.

Sep
09

Why food waste is a global problem

Vienna on Sep 9, 2019

“Food waste” refers to food appropriate for human consumption being discarded, whether or not after it is kept beyond its expiry date or left to spoil. 30 % to 35 % of global food resources are not consumed by mankind. This means, that resources worth over 1 trillion $ are thrown away, which indicates a high level of inefficiency within the food industry, especially if we compare it to other sectors.

Sep
02

Does our future grow in labs?

Vienna on Sep 2, 2019

Ranging from artificial sweeteners to plant-based milk goods, all traditional nutritional products can be replaced by different kinds of substitutes nowadays. The newest trend: artificially grown meat.

Aug
30

Insect Protein – beyond the „Ew“ factor

Vienna on Aug 30, 2019

Seeking change and new tasting experiences brings our society from one hype to the other. Ranging from Italian food, over burgers, sushi, poke bowl or Vietnamese cuisine, food trend phenomena keep on changing on a regular basis.
However, we have good news for those of you who keep on striving for thrilling their taste buds: Eating insects is increasing its popularity.