Also covered are Unilever’s Tatcha acquisition, a new AI healthcare research lab, and Uber’s first self-driving car.
1. Vertical farming gets a supermarket backer
Online supermarket Ocado, based in the UK, is investing close to $22M in vertical farming. The company is creating a joint venture with US-based 80 Acres Farms and Priva Holding, while also acquiring a 58% stake in Jones Food, Europe’s largest operating vertical farm.