The next generation of food tech? Nobel Laureates discuss future of food

The Nobel Foundation’s ‘Your plate, our planet’ event featured talks by start-ups boasting the world changing power of new food technologies like ‘food computers’ and tropical weather forecasting.

The day long event in Stockholm on December 9 featured talks and discussions with Nobel laureates, scientists, politicians, and artists.

Johan Rockstrom, director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, a research group focussing on social-ecological system told:

The most important scientific insight for humanity is that we need to position food in the context of the frist generation being a large world on a small planet ...the question on whether we are serious about human well-being on a stable planet really resides on food.

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