Food transition creates trillions in profit
A global report involving researchers from Potsdam shows how the global economy would benefit from an agricultural and food transition and underlines the urgent need to revise the political framework.
Vyld: Fresh capital for the world's first algae tampon
The Berlin start-up Vyld has raised millions from investors as part of an early-stage financing round, thereby securing the further development of its seaweed products.
Infinite Roots: Fresh capital for mushroom mycelium technology
The Hamburg-based biotech company Infinite Roots - formerly Mushlabs - has secured 58 million US dollars in a Series B financing round for the development and production of new meat substitutes based on mushroom mycelium.
Residual biomass as a resource
A new EU project involving researchers from Ruhr University Bochum is focusing on the development of unused biomass resources in Europe.
First degree course in agrifood economics
A new English-language Master's degree course that combines agricultural science, economics and politics will start at the Technical University of Munich in the winter semester 2024/2025 and is the only one of its kind in Europe.