Dr Rosie Bosworth

AuthorDr Rosie Bosworth

A fresh voice in a crowded landscape, Dr Rosie Bosworth is a strategic innovation consultant and communications professional with a penchant for driving competitive business growth through disruptive innovation and game changing technology platforms. With over 6 years consulting experience in business innovation, a PhD in disruptive sustainable innovation and technology development, and a background in marketing and account management, Rosie harbours a rare breadth of skills and competencies vital for helping firms thrive in today's dynamic and rapidly changing business landscape.

A Fish out of Water – Cellular Agriculture Dive Bombing the World of Seafood

The global fishing industry – both captured fish and aquaculture – is reputed for its low carbon footprint in the global food chain, but the industry has a host of environmental and health issues of its own. The wave of startups driving the latest tech-craze in Silicon Valley with cellular agriculture are now out to fix the flaws of our fisheries using science and biology. Cellular agriculture...

Dismantling the Institution of Science in the Name of New Zealand’s Food Future

Is it time for New Zealand’s traditional science institutions and the archaic and painfully inefficient research and commercialisation funding model to move with the times? We live in an exponential era (cliché but true) – where technology, biology and science are rapidly affecting every industry – at a profound level. Even the NZ government and our primary industries are starting...

The Race to Reduce Agriculture’s Emissions

Synthetic Biology Vs. Paris – The Race to Reduce Agriculture’s Emissions 1.3 billion US dollars – according to CB Insights that was the sum of money invested into synthetic biology (synbio) start-ups in 2016, pioneering an array of new biological systems that are revolutionising food, agriculture, health, industrials and more. From cultures and microbes that produce cow-less milk, cattle...

The Democratic Revolution of Agriculture

We now live in the era of the open, networked and democratised economy. Today’s information, services, platforms and products are created, distributed, and economised instantaneously through networked, social, open (and in many cases, free) networks operating on a global and local scale.  Food and Agriculture, which until now, have been notably absent from the mix, are at long last joining the...

In lament of the NZ Farm

On the road to becoming the Detroit of agriculture. Colleague and Christchurch based technology strategist Ben Reid, recently tweeted that New Zealand is in danger of fast becoming the “Detroit of Agriculture” – a rustbelt left behind after production has moved elsewhere.” Unfortunately, I am inclined to agree.  With technologies, science and new business models evolving, accelerating...

Earth Matters: Soil Meets Technology

‘The history of every Nation is eventually written in the way in which it cares for its soil’ . A powerful statement made by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936 as he signed America’s Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act.  And a message that perhaps rings more true today than ever before in the history of modern agriculture. In a bid to feed more and more people as cheaply and as...

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