Supporting our Planet's Future
MERCK INNOVATION CENTER
Working to accelerate the emerging industry of cellular agriculture, by working to overcome the critical technological challenges associated with cell ag commercialization.
Headquartered in Boston, Ginkgo Bioworks uses the most advanced technology on the planet—biology—to grow better products. The company’s cell programming platform is enabling the growth of biotechnology across diverse markets, from food to fragrance to pharmaceuticals. Ginkgo is also actively supporting a number of COVID-19 response efforts, including community testing, epidemiological tracing, vaccine development and therapeutics discovery.
Research and Innovation Sponsor
TurtleTree is a biotech company that’s using cell-based technology to create sustainable food and dairy. Nonetheless, we earnestly believe that what we do extends beyond the dining table and into the heart of humanity. At our core, we seek to uplift the world by providing a new generation of nutrition that’s better for the planet, better for the animals, and better for people everywhere.
CULT FOOD SCIENCE
Prizes and Awards Sponsor
CULT Food Science is an innovative investment platform advancing the future of food. The first-of-its-kind in North America, CULT aims to provide unprecedented exposure to the most innovative start-up, private or early stage lab grown food companies around the world.