Frank Eetgerink

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Eric Schmidt’s Farm2050 Collective Will Back Agriculture Tech To Feed Earth’s Growing Population

We’ll need to produce 70% more food by 2050 to sustain a world population expected to grow to 10 billion. Yet agriculture startups struggle to get the funding, manufacturing, and test facilities needed to build tech that could boost food production. To fix that disconnect, Google Chairman Eric …

One-Third of Food Is Lost or Wasted: What Can Be Done

From our farms to grocery stores to dinner tables, 30 percent of the food we grow is never eaten. We can do better.<p>It's lettuce season in the Salinas Valley, a carrot-shaped lowland in the central California region that produces about 70 percent of the leafy greens sold in U.S. retail markets. On a …

Is This What Urban Buildings Will Look Like In 2050?

Based on this, and extrapolating out some emerging ideas, the engineering and design firm Arup has come up with this mock-up of the building of the …

Mockups

What The Netherlands Needs to Win the European Startup Scene

<i>Robert Verwaayen is a Dutch venture capitalist. He is currently setting up his own investment firm, RoBen, and was a principal with Prime Ventures.</i><p>As a startup hub, Amsterdam grabs the same amount of attention as the girl with braces at the high school dance. Slowly but surely, however, we have a …

Let's Stop Confusing Cooperation and Teamwork with Collaboration

Often the words <i>collaboration, coordination,</i> and <i>cooperation</i> are used to describe effective teamwork. But they are not the same, and when we use these …

Project Management