APRIL INFORMAL NETWORKING/ CAREER EVENT
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Join us to get to know company representatives at five of the leading cellular agriculture companies.
Sign up now, and get one-on-one time with companies of your choice. The event is capped at 30 participants to allow for quality conversations. We will prioritize all MIT students and affiliates, but the event is open to everyone passionate about the industry.
Friday, April 30th at 12pm - 1:30pm EST.
Virtual event via Hopin: link
WHO CAN JOIN?
The event is open to all people interested in the cellular agriculture industry and movement. Companies are looking for people of all skills and degrees of experience (from undergraduates, to MBA students, to senior scientists, to pHD students. Availability for the event will be on a first come, first served basis, with priority to MIT affiliates and MIT students.
If you have any further questions, please reach out to (Jasmin Kern)
Boston Meats is on a mission to make alternative meats so delicious, nutritious, and affordable that eating animals won’t make sense anymore! Boston Meats is located in Somerville, MA at incubator Greentown Labs. Boston Meats was founded by Chris Chantre, Grant Gonzalez, and Luke McQueen who were all researchers in the Kit Parker Tissue Engineering Lab at Harvard.
R&D Intern (Full-Time)
Open to create other roles
Cultured Decadence is working to create cell-cultured seafood products that are nutritious, animal-friendly, sustainable, and provide an authentic seafood experience to consumers worldwide. John Pattison (CEO) and Ian Johnson (CSO) met in 2019 and decided to found this company to leverage science into making a positive and lasting impact on the world. They are the first cell-cultured meat company in America’s heartland, and are located in Madison Wisconsin, a city bustling with food tech and biotech initiatives.
Open to other roles
Higher Steaks is about providing you with that juicy, tender and delicious meat you love but without harming our health, planet and animals. Using state-of-the-art cell culture techniques, a small sample of cells from an animal will be expanded by feeding these cells a rich and animal free growth media. When these cells have grown we can then use different methods in order to form the desired meat product. Higher Steaks is located in Cambridge, United Kingdom in the Bio-Innovation center in Cambridge Science Park. Higher Steaks does provide work visas for international citizens looking to work on-site.
Cell and molecular biology
Quality Assurance Manager
Senior Bioprocess engineer
Kingdom Supercultures creates microbial communities that make it easy for food manufacturers to create exciting new products. They work with clients across diverse industries including food, beverage, personal care, beauty and more. Their technology comprises an expansive biobank of GRAS microbial strains, high resolution strain characterization, and new algorithms for predicting and assembling microbial communities. They are located in Brooklyn, NY.
Wild Type is creating cell-cultivated fish, starting with sushi-grade salmon. No fishing or fish farming required. Wild Type is pioneering cellular agriculture in seafood for healthier people and healthier oceans. The founders were originally a cardiologist and diplomat who were inspired by breakthroughs in stem cell research and the global food insecurity issue. Wild Type is located in San Francisco, CA.
Manufacturing Associate, Upstream Cell Culture
Process Engineer/ Scientist
Research Associate: Cell Culture
Lab Technician/ Manufacturing Associate