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Biosafe to Participate in Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins 2024

We are thrilled to announce Biosafe's participation in the upcoming Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins 2024 summit, scheduled for June 17-18 in Chicago. This event promises to be a cornerstone for the alternative proteins sector, bringing together industry leaders to explore innovative solutions and strategies for transforming the future of food through protein diversification.

The Summit

The Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins summit is dedicated to addressing critical aspects of the alternative proteins industry, with a focus on creating resilient, equitable, and sustainable global food systems. This year's agenda is packed with insightful sessions that will delve into the latest developments and challenges in the sector, including cultivated meats, plant-based proteins, and fermentation technologies.

Biosafe at Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins

At the summit, Biosafe will be prominently featured, showcasing our expertise in food safety and regulatory compliance. Our presence includes a booth (number 3) where we will engage with attendees, sharing insights and exploring potential collaborations. Dr. Pauliina Halimaa, CEO of Biosafe, will host a breakout session that highlights the critical role of EU regulations in the alternative proteins market.

Our 5 picks for the summit

Some of the notable sessions at the summit in our opinion are:

Navigating Global Protein Diversification: Accelerating Next-Generation, Nutrient-Dense Protein Innovation

This panel will explore how protein diversification can contribute to global food security and align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with speakers:

  • Sanah Baig, Deputy Under Secretary, Research, Education, and Economics, USDA
  • Julie WillemsHead of Diet & HealthUNILEVER
  • Tim PolkowskiInternational DirectorPROVEG INTERNATIONAL
  • Matias MuchnickCEO, NOTCO

Future-Proofing the Alt Proteins Sector: What has Gone Wrong and What Lies Ahead?

Discussions will center on lessons learned from recent economic challenges and strategies for future success in the alt proteins industry. Speakers:

  • Heather MillsOwnerVBITES
  • Didier Toubia, Co-Founder & CEOALEPH FARMS

Expediting Cultivated Meat Commercialization: Safeguarding a Clear Regulatory Path for Market Success

A focused session on regulatory pathways and collaborations essential for advancing cultivated meat technologies.

  • Stiffy HiceRegulatory Review Scientist & Microbiology ReviewerFDA
  • Masami Takeuchi, Food Safety OfficerFAO
  • Nicolas Morin-ForestCo-Founder & CEOGOURMEY
  • Virginia Rangos, Co-Founder and CEO, CLEVER CARNIVORE

From Idea to Impact: Expanding Route-to-Market Capabilities

Discussions on strategic partnerships and business models for scaling new proteins. Speakers:

  • Jim LairdCEOENOUGH
  • David Behringer, CEOPILOT LITE USA
  • Sarah FrickManaging Director, Plant-Based Meat AlternativesCARGILL

Assembling and Submitting Dossiers for Successful Product Approvals: Decoding EU Food Regulations for Market Entry

This breakout session will not only provide valuable regulatory insights but will also feature an interactive Kahoot quiz to make the learning experience engaging and dynamic. Speaker:

  • Pauliina Halimaa, CEO, BIOSAFE


Book a time and come meet us!

We invite all attendees to visit our booth and join Dr. Halimaa’s session to gain deeper insights into the regulatory landscape affecting alternative proteins. For those interested in scheduling a personal meeting with our team, please book a time slot via the re:think booking platform.

For more details about the event, visit the official website.



Meet us on 17–18 June in Chicago!

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Pauliina Halimaa, PhD
Managing Director, Biosafe

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Published: 29.05.2024

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