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FIGM17: Developing innovation and reinventing the tradition in Singapore

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Singapore develops innovation while reinventing its tradition from coffee to gastronomy and this nation is also the place where the discussion about possible solutions for malnutrition and obesity is taking off. This is the starting point of our amazing experience with Food Innovation Global Mission. During the Singapore stop, Sara…

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FIGM17: Discovering Shanghai, the “Pearl of the Orient”

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  Italian creativity meets the urban environment, Startup systems and the role of large accelerators in Shanghai. The new frontiers of food? From pasta with cricket flour to cupcakes made with grasshoppers! During their trip our students of Food Innovation Global Mission discovered Shanghai not just as the most populous city…

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FIGM17: bibimbap, meat-based shabu shabu and more! Discovering food tradition & food innovation in South Korea

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Ancient recipes dating back to the 1700s, street food markets, visits to internationally renowned coworking spaces and leading companies in technological innovation Bibimbap, a dish made of rice, vegetables, egg and meat is not just an icon of Korea, the sixth stop of the Food Innovation Global Mission (FIGM), the…

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FIGM17: From Osaka to Kyoto, our first stop in Asia

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Welcoming our just-landed delegation in Osaka was the Italian Consul General Marco Lombardi who stressed the historically close ties between Japan and Italy, in particular the attraction of Italian-Japanese fusion restaurants such as Sol Levante and the Japanese cult following of Italian products like wine and olive oil. Centuries-old Italian…

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Local Promotion & Global Connection: Our report of Startup Europe Week Bologna

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Recognizing the important role startups play in reshaping economies, the European Commission together with Startup Europe organized a new edition of Startup Europe Week from February 6th to 10th, 2017. This event aims to encourage more fresh ideas to flourish into lucrative businesses that are mostly run by young entrepreneurs….

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Food Innovation Program comes to Kyoto Design Lab!

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We are happy to announce that Kyoto Design Lab is going to host the first ever Food Innovation Workshop in Japan! Working in the Design Thinking framework, teams will visit local stakeholders to better understand their needs and context. Professor Matteo Vignoli from UNIMORE and Food Innovation program will be facilitating…

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FIGM17: An incredible experience in the city that never sleeps

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Edible selfies made of cookies, healthy but cool food, local food markets, and a network of always evolving startups. The city that never sleeps, especially when it comes to food experimentation. The trip focused on vertical farming, holistic food education (especially for children) and taking a global and diverse approach…

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