The Tufts Food & Nutrition Innovation Council will be hosting its first annual Food Innovation Summit, October 22-23, 2019 in Downtown, Boston.
Detailed agenda and location information to come. The event is free, but please RSVP through Eventbrite and we’ll keep you up to date on the latest event developments.
The mission of the Food & Nutrition Innovation Council is to foster an ecosystem of science-driven innovation and entrepreneurship to catalyze a healthier, more sustainable, and more equitable food system. The Council bring together diverse stakeholders, including major insurance, pharma, global food companies, exciting start-ups, investment funds, and leading national and international advocacy organizations.
Our 2019 Summit will highlight cutting–edge science related to specific grand challenges in food and nutrition innovation, including in the areas of: (1) Financial rewards for tackling obesity and diabetes; (2) the sustainability of novel plant-based meat replacements; (3) skepticism of Big Food and brand communication. The Summit will include a keynote address on the scientific evidence for each grand challenge as well as moderated panel discussions comprised of leading scientists in each field.