Plantics

Plantics is revolutionizing the future of biodegradable plastics with cost-effective and 100% renewable materials. Over the past 100 years, plastic production has grown exponentially, reaching over 350 million tonnes in 2018, with 99% of this plastic derived from oil. For this innovation, they were the winners of an FTI grant of €2.25 (for full consortium)…

Meatable

Interview with Krijn de Nood (CEO) and Daan Luining (CTO) of Meatable. Imagine a world where food security never comes into question. Where massive animal farms can be downsized and utilized for better outcomes, not only for animal welfare, but to help curb climate change and better our home. This is what the team at…

Orbisk’s AI powered solution to food waste in the hospitality industry

We met with Olaf van der Veen, CEO and co-founder of Orbisk (previously Zero Food Waste), to discuss his experiences of building a start-up and the recent €1.2 million Eurostars win for the ‘FOOD FIGHT’ project, which will help propel Orbisk’s AI powered food waste monitor into the market. ↑ Orbisk CEO and founder Olaf…

MAX-FRESH

Read on to find out how the MAX-fresh consortium obtained €2.2 million from the Fast Track to Innovation program. Monitoring fresh food is a major challenge in the food industry Browsing through the fresh produce section at your local supermarket, do you ever consider the complexity in bringing these fresh products from the farm to…

BloomyPro

Bloom-in-the-USA: INNOWWIDE grant winners seizing opportunity for US expansion. Read on to learn more about BloomyPro’s recent €60.000 INNOWWIDE win. Opening the US market BloomyPro’s pioneering software is bringing the floral industry much needed advancement with a data-driven 3D technology for flower arrangement, along with real-time inventory and customer data integration. BloomyPro recently secured a…

Vivia Ventures

The road to commercialization can be a tricky one, but with the right idea, the right supportive team and the right funding, innovative changes to everyday products are becoming a reality. Vivia Ventures B.V., whose breakthrough design-tech for the EasyPop® bottle is making headway with their recyclable, cap free, straw free and spill-free design-tech for…

NutriLeads

Meet Nutrileads – one of today’s leading innovative companies to have recently received the prestigious SME Phase 2 Award. Although winning such a grant can feel “like winning the lottery”, the success of Nutrileads is much more than luck. To learn more about their inspiring story we interviewed Erik Dam, the Chief Business Office of…