Posts Tagged ‘plant-based meat’

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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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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Students serve up next generation plant-based seafood

On May 3rd, Team Dory (Kimberlie Le and Joshua Nixon) cooked up a flaky, fatty, fishy plant-based salmon to win the plant-based seafood collider finals. The challenge for this collider was to develop a roadmap for a company selling plant-based seafood that tastes, smells, and cooks like fish. Prizes and advising for the collider were…

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Checking in on our plant-based seafood collider

In a first of its kind effort, the SCET is leveraging its innovation collider to work on the environmental problems caused by overfishing. The ocean is often thought of as harboring a nearly endless supply of seafood for humans. At one point this may have been practically true — but as our worldwide population continues…

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Plant-based Seafood Collider Kickoff Event

On February 23, students with backgrounds in Biotechnology, Nutrition, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Biochemistry, Material Sciences, and Electrical Engineering came together for the Plant-based Seafood Collider Kickoff Event. According to the World Wildlife Fund, “For centuries, our seas and oceans have been considered a limitless bounty of food. However, increasing fishing efforts, over the last 50…

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Challenge Lab: Search for Meat Substitutes

    This semester, Professor Ricardo San Martin will be leading a Challenge Lab and a diverse set of students tasked with finding new meat substitutes. Challenge Lab is a competition-based format that encourages students to solve complex problems for real industry clients. Young entrepreneurs will spend the next few months exploring, researching, and developing affordable plant-based…

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