Alenvi has raised €2 million in a recent funding round led by PhiTrust. Paris-based Alenvi is innovating in the elderly care segment. It aims to build an organizational model built on autonomy and human bonds.

Infarm has raised €144 million in the first close of its current funding round. Berlin-based Infarm is an urban farming company. They are developing highly efficient indoor herbal farms and sell them to supermarkets. In the same week, Brazilian BeGreen has raised $3 million for a broadly comparable concept.

Green Monday Holdings has raised $70 million in a financing round led by TGP’s The Rise Fund and Swire Pacific. The Hong Kong-based company is producing plant-based products. It is one of the companies building similar products such as Beyond Meat which has a market capitalization of $9.6 billion as of this week.

The European Commission has launched a €1 billion call for research and innovation projects related to the climate crisis. The projects are supposed to protect Europe’s ecosystems and biodiversity. There are 8 thematic and 2 horizontal areas. You can find more information here. One example for a call is “Behavioural, social and cultural change for the Green Deal”.