Author: Chris Findlay

I'm a journalist, editor, and translator based in Zurich, Switzerland. I write about technology and future timelines at Supertrends.com, where I also help expand the community as Expert Relationship Manager.

Green hydrogen: A freely convertible energy currency?

The EU announced on 8 July 2020 that it was launching “A hydrogen strategy for a climate-neutral Europe”, which includes a substantial investment program to stimulate the emergence of a European hydrogen economy. This was only the latest in a series of developments suggesting that the technology is on the cusp of breakthrough. But what accounts for the growing hydrogen boom, and why is it taking off now? The advantages of hydrogen are clear, especially when it is generated through electrolysis in the form of...

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Cultured meat: Implications for businesses

Many business sectors will be affected by the rise of cultured meat companies as they try to take over market share in the coming years. The extent to which the new players will impact these sectors depends on certain key variables, such as the cost and acceptance of the new technology. A new way of self-sufficiency A breakthrough of Cultured Meat (CM) on the food market, especially if accompanied by a widespread proliferation of private bioreactors, would be yet another instance of a trend that is making...

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Cultured meat: A whole different animal?

Synthetic meat grown in-vitro in a petri dish, rather than gained from slaughtered animals, has a number of advantages and could be a game-changer in combating global hunger as well as climate change. Given recent advances, cultured meat technology and cellular agriculture could be mature and market-ready within just a few years. Humans have been eating meat for nearly two million years. In the early days of our species, we supported ourselves as scavengers and hunter-gatherers before gradually refining our skills...

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