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Should we be eating insects?

There’s a bit of a buzz around entomophagy (eating insects) at the moment.

In the last couple of weeks, you may have seen Bug Farm Foods open a UK first insect protein R&D lab in West Wales and launch VEXo, a meat alternative product made from insect and vegetable protein (featured on Good Morning Britain).

A ddylem ni fod yn bwyta bygiau?

Mae ychydig o gyffro ynghylch bwyta pryfed ar hyn o bryd.

Yn ystod yr ychydig wythnosau diwethaf, efallai eich bod wedi gweld Bug Farm Foods yn agor y labordy ymchwil a datblygu protein pryfed cyntaf yn y Deyrnas Unedig yng ngorllewin Cymru, a lansiad VEXo, cynnyrch efelychu cig wedi'i wneud o brotein planhigion a phryfed (ymddangosodd ar Good Morning Britain).

The power of the crowd: female-led innovative businesses on networking

International networking formed a key element of a recent trip to Israel with 18 women-led businesses on a Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP) mission to forge partnerships and develop connections between companies working globally in Artificial Intelligence. We caught up with 7 of the mission attendees to find out more about how networking can impact innovative businesses, and how to maximise networking opportunities.

Could selling UK businesses to foreign owners be a solution to the productivity problem? 

The question of whether foreign buy-outs of UK technology successes stories should be welcomed as a way to take the business to the next level, or condemned as preventing the development of the next UK multi-national, is never far away. …