When could society solve the twin epidemics of starvation and obesity? 50 years? 100 years? What about today?
Geoff von Maltzahn from Flagship VentureLabs explains how his team harnessed the power of technology, biology, and economics to launch Pronutria- a company that takes a system approach to the crises of malnutrition with the potential to end it in a sustainable, cost-effective way. By identifying the best proteins in food and designing low-cost, low-input methods of producing these proteins all without requiring arable land, Pronutria could provide essential nutrition to every person on Earth with only a piece of land the size of Rhode Island. So what are we waiting for?
Geoffrey von Maltzahn, PhD, is an award winning biological engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur, a Principal in Flagship VentureLabs, and a founder of multiple biotech companies including Pronutria and Seres Health.
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