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.

High Rise Agriculture, farewell field farmers?

In case you haven’t noticed, the world’s population is drastically moving. In two directions: upwards and inwards.  By 2050 we will need to feed 9.6 billion people. A whopping 133% more than today’s 7.2 billion and 2200 times as many mouths than the population of New Zealand right now. It’s moving inwards too. Today, more than half of us live in densely populated urban environments. By 2050 66%...

The Sweet Business of the Humble Honey Bee

For a little creature the humble honeybee packs a very big punch. Both environmentally and economically.  Not only do honeybees have a remarkable ability to willingly produce sweet liquid gold in the form of honey, they are also responsible for pollinating over one third of the world’s food producing crops. We need only to observe the myriad of enthusiastic apiculture professionals who (quite...

MobileTECH 2016 Series: Part Two

MobileTECH – a major industry event focused on providing insight shaping the technology future of NZ’s primary sectors – took place in March this year. This second story of the MobileTECH 2016 two-part series showcases some of the emerging companies in the AgTech space featured at the conference. It also provides a critical commentary about the topics covered and the possible implications...

MobileTECH Series: Part One

MobileTECH is a a major industry event for showcasing new technologies designed to increase the productivity of our primary food and fibre industries. This first story of the MobileTECH two-part series will provide review of the in depth and diverse content covered at this year’s two day industry event. This year’s MobileTECH 2016 conference, held at Lake Rotorua in April, was focused on how...

Totarol

From Fencepost to Skin Care and Animal Health – How one Kiwi biotech company is en-route to transforming the global natural health care paradigm. Gnarly old fence posts aren’t exactly the first things that come to mind when conjuring up the next greatest idea for going global in biotech. Nor is the humble tōtara tree, a mythical NZ native the Maori typically prized for its long lasting...

Is AgriTech the new Queen of Green?

It’s no secret that tech is the new black. Young and nimble start ups in the technology and digital space are now a dime a dozen world wide, not to mention the hot favourites amongst investors and governments worldwide. Let’s face it, f you’re not developing an app or cloud solution for something or someone you’re clearly not drinking the Koolaid. And insane amounts of investment and funding...

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