meat alternatives

Alt.Meat Lab receives funding to help startups develop alternatives to animal products

UC Berkeley’s Alternative Meats (Alt.Meat) Lab has received $125,000 from the Open Philanthropy Project to support research and development of animal product alternatives. The Alt.Meat Challenge Lab was created in 2017 at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology to give UC Berkeley students the skills necessary to develop sustainable, nutritious and affordable alternatives to…

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Get ready for Collider Cup II!

What do 12 top teams + 1 grand prize equal? You guessed it, Collider Cup is back and better than ever. Watch the best student teams from SCET classes pitch to a panel of professors, investors and industry leaders and see who gets to take home the big win! If you are interested in taking…

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The true cost of meat: an interview with Jason Ryder

http://scet.berkeley.edu/wp-content/uploads/Podcast-3_final.mp3   Alt.Meat & Greet Podcast Episode 3: The true cost of meat, an interview with Jason Ryder Hosted by Jessica Lynn and Gurshaan Madan In this episode of the Sutardja Center of Entrepreneurship & Technology’s podcast Alt.Meat & Greet, we speak with Jason Ryder, former vice president of research and development at Hampton Creek,…

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Cal Alums wow at IndieBio showcase

On Monday, January 22nd, IndieBio held its consumer biotechnology showcase, during which four biotech startups pitched and demoed their respective products. One of those four companies was Terramino Foods (now primeroots), a startup focused on creating alternatives to seafood using fungi and algae. The founders of Terramino Foods, Kimberlie Le and Joshua Nixon, are both…

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New board members join Alt.meat lab

This week at the Alternative Meat Lab, students presented their latest plant-based meat projects and welcomed new board members who will be donating their expert advice to assist the lab with domain-specific knowledge in an industry that is just getting started. The Alternative Meat Lab board members include: Ryan Bethencourt, partner and co-founder of IndieBio,…

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SCET Announces New Initiatives at Global Venture Lab 2017 Summit

During the week of August 21st, professors from over 20 countries around the world came together to discuss innovative entrepreneurship at the Sutardja Center’s Global Venture Lab (GVL) Summit. Throughout the two-day summit, professors from various countries spoke about how they plan to implement entrepreneurship at their prospective universities. Dr. Ikhlaq Sidhu, founding Director of…

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UC Berkeley Sutardja Center launches new lab to take on $1 trillion meat industry

The new alt.meat lab will enable engineering, science, and entrepreneurship students to utilize high-tech approaches to create plant-based meat alternatives targeted at satisfying meat lovers The University of California, Berkeley is creating a new Alternative Meats Lab (alt.meat lab) to give students a leg up on a trillion-dollar market opportunity: transforming the meat industry. The…

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