Two European innovators reveal their interests #3

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European Innovators

Arthur KayEntrepreneur and architect, London, 30

► R. Buckminster Fuller

The American architect said “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” According to this, Bio-bean, my company, recycles waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels, making landfill obsolete.

► The Lobster

I loved the recent film by Yorgos Lanthimos. In a similar way, it challenges our existing reality.


Lia GiraudArtist, Paris 

► My American Uncle

This film by Alain Resnais takes a close and critical look at the peculiarity of human behaviour. It perfectly blends the scientific theories of neurobiologist Henri Laborit and the fiction of cinematic storytelling.

► Les épaules de Darwin

Jean-Claude Ameisen’s voice on this France-Inter radio show is as stimulating as it is soothing. It’s a hypnotising programme with many fascinating references that come together in a well-crafted narrative.


European funds

Europe-wide initiatives are looking to provide tech start-ups with the financial support they desperately need.

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