Food Innovation Summit

The Tufts Food & Nutrition Innovation Council will be hosting its first annual Food Innovation Summit, which starts with the Career + Talent Expo, on October 22nd, 2019 in Downtown, Boston. Join us for one event or both and RSVP below.

The events are both 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 will include introductions to the scientific evidence for each grand challenge followed by moderated panel discussions comprised of leading scientific experts and innovators in each field.