David E Shaw joins Modern Meadow board of directors
Modern Meadow applies advances in tissue engineering to develop novel biomaterials to address pressing global challenges.
A major focus is the development of cultured leather and meat products which require no animal slaughter and much lower inputs of land, water, energy and chemicals. http://modernmeadow.com
And I am joining the company’s board of directors following a successful Series A financing led by Horizon Ventures based in Hong Kong.
In addition to the company’s work on cultured leather, it is developing certain cultured food products including a cultured steak chip.
An entrepreneur in tissue engineering, Andras Forgacs is the co-founder and CEO of Modern Meadow. He spoke at TEDGlobal 2013 in a talk titled “Leather and Meat Without Killing Animals.” Click here to watch his TED talk and learn more about his practice.