Author: Catalina Sparleanu

Financial investments in the cultured meat sector. Hype or real opportunity?

With widespread disruptions of the traditional supply chain of meat and the emergence of new technologies as well as an increasing sentiment toward animal welfare, cultured meat is emerging as a viable investment option in the future of protein. Cultured meat (in-vitro meat, lab-meat, clean meat) is developed in bioreactors, taking just a few cells (biopsy) from a living animal and multiplying them under sterile conditions in order to obtain the final product – minced meat, filet, steak, etc. Pioneered...

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Cultured Meat and the Agricultural Sector, Friend or Foe?

As global crises such as the COVID pandemic continue to affect supply chains and meat production facilities in the United States and across the world, could cultured meat be the future solution to the present issues faced by the agricultural sector? The current COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the current status quo, forcing the society to reassess its activities and find alternative ways to create value. Traditional areas that during the pandemic were hardly hit or underwent a significant change could be now replaced...

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Quantum computing – no black magic but definitely mind-bending

Forget anything you know about classical computers and the way they work. Open your mind and be prepared to see computational work from an entirely new perspective on a completely new level. Back in 1900 people couldn’t imagine what a computer could be used for. Fast forward to 2019 and there are over 2 billion computers and the number is increasing. This is a stark contrast to Watson’s assumption in 1943 that “[…] there is a world market for maybe five computers”. The need for data processing is increasing...

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