17 Jun 2021
New IDTechEx Report Evaluates the Future of the Cultured Meat Industry
IDTechEx has recently released "Cultured Meat 2021-2041: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts", a market research report exploring the technical and market factors that are shaping the emerging industry around cultured meat. The cultured meat industry has received significant attention in recent months, following the world's first approval of a cultured meat product for commercial sale in Singapore in December 2020.
28 May 2021
Can Direct Air Capture Really Help in the Fight Against Climate Change
Carbon capture technology may be essential in helping the world in the fight against climate change, however, capturing CO2 from point sources not be enough to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. A potential solution is direct air capture (DAC) technology. Does DAC justify the excitement or is it doomed to fail?
20 May 2021
Which Country Will be The Next to Approve Cultured Meat?
In December 2020, Singapore made headlines by becoming the first country in the world to approve a cultured meat product for commercial sale. The regulatory approval and subsequent commercial release of a cultured meat product caused a surge of excitement around the world, with many wondering where the next region to approve cultured meat for sale will be.
27 Apr 2021
Innovation in Carbon Capture Technology
There are significant research efforts aiming to boost the effectiveness of CO2 capturing technology and facilitate deployment of what could be a vital technology in the fight against climate change.
22 Apr 2021
The Key Technologies for Winning the Fight Against Climate Change
Each year, April 22nd marks Earth Day, a worldwide event that aims to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement. To mark Earth Day 2021, here are some of the technologies that IDTechEx believes will be instrumental in winning the fight against climate change.
25 Mar 2021
Lessons Learned From the Closure of Petra Nova
Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) is generating much enthusiasm across the world, with the hopes that it could play a major role in the fight against climate change. However, amidst this enthusiasm, the industry suffered an apparent setback in mid-2020 when the Petra Nova facility in Texas, then the world's largest CCUS facility for a coal-fired power station, was closed down.
03 Mar 2021
Carbon Capture Technology: A Long Road Ahead
Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) technologies are likely to play a key role in the fight against climate change, with the UN estimating that CCUS could mitigate between 1.5 and 6.3 gigatonnes of CO2 equivalents per year by 2050. The world has already taken its steps along this pathway, however, for CCUS to have a meaningful impact on emissions in a timely manner, it will need to scale up hundreds of times compared with today's levels.
02 Dec 2020
Singapore Approves Cultured Meat: Major Step Forward for the Industry?
Singapore has become the first country on Earth to approve cultured meat for commercial sale. On December 2nd, the Singapore Food Agency said that the cultured chicken produced by San Francisco-based start-up Eat Just met the safety standards for use in nuggets, opening the door for a commercial launch in the country.
20 Nov 2020
Food and AgTech in 2020: An IDTechEx Perspective
2020 has been a challenging year for the food and agriculture industries, however, the crisis caused by the COVID-19 outbreak has led to several opportunities in the global food and agriculture industry, particularly for alternative and novel food systems.
19 Nov 2020
Five Things IDTechEx Learned From the Cultured Meat Symposium 2020
The recent IDTechEx report, "Plant-Based and Cultured Meat 2020-2030", explores the technologies and market factors that are shaping this emerging industry. Here are five things IDTechEx learned from this recent event.
09 Oct 2020
Could Unlocking the Plant Microbiome Lead to a New Green Revolution?
Plants host complex communities of microbes, which can have a significant impact on crop yields and quality, both positively and negatively. Until recently, it was generally believed that almost all microbes were detrimental or neutral to plant life.
06 Oct 2020
Vertical Farming: How Big is Too Big?
Vertical farming is growing quickly. The recent IDTechEx report, "Vertical Farming 2020-2030" explores the technologies and market factors that are shaping this rapidly expanding industry.