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Asia Pacific: Cornell receives US$4.8M to develop GE eggplant in region

To strengthen capacity to develop and disseminate genetically engineered (GE) eggplant in Bangladesh and the Philippines, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has...

Americas: Researchers discover tomato waste generates electricity

A team of scientists is exploring damaged tomatoes that are unsuitable for sale at the grocery store as a source of energy. Their pilot project...

Asia Pacific: Tetra Pak receives manufacturing award from Japanese institute

Tetra Pak’s packaging material factory in Gornji Milanovac, Serbia, has received the world’s top award for manufacturing excellence. Presented by the Japan Institute of Plant...

Europe: ‘Coffee Selfies’ could be a niche in the hot drinks market, report

The increasing number of hot drinks on supermarket shelves means new products have to demonstrate innovation in order to stand out from established brands. According...

Asia Pacific: Theme park operator uses food safety system for real-time data

iCertainty and Zebra Technologies Corporation release a mobile food safety solution that can be licensed by hospitality establishments worldwide. Leveraging Walt Disney Parks and Resorts’...

Europe: Portable system created to detect pathogens onsite

In collaboration with academia and industry, researchers at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Nanotech have developed a new portable lab-on-a-chip platform suitable for...

Europe: Givaudan joins start-up accelerator as founding partner

Givaudan joins start-up accelerator, MassChallenge, which is expanding into Switzerland with members Bühler Group, Nestlé, Inartis Foundation and the Swiss Economic Forum. MassChallenge is active...

Europe: Plant pilot turns gases into baking powder

The Schwelgern coke plant (KBS), ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions and Berlin Technical University (TU Berlin) have installed a pilot plant on the works site of...

Asia Pacific: GEA on building an earthquake-proof plant

GEA has built a whole milk drying plant for Fonterra in earthquake zone Pahiatua in New Zealand that produces at 15 tons/hour and is designed to...

World: Frutarom buys stake in start-up for US$2.6M

Frutarom Industries will invest NIS 10 million (US$2.6 million) in exchange for the allocation of 50% of Algalo shares to build a modern biotechnology...
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