Project Description

Mark Post

MD Phd
Maastricht University

World Technology Award for Environment Winner, Professor Post is most known for the development of the world’s first hamburger from cultured beef, which was presented in London in August 2013. Professor Post, the Head of the Cultured Beef program at Maastricht University, is a medical doctor who has had several appointments at Harvard University, Utrecht University, Dartmouth College, and Eindhoven University of Technology. Professor Post has co-authored 160+ papers in leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and has raised close to 50 million dollars in funding from various sources including Sergey Brin, Co-Founder of Google, government, charity and industry. In 2016, with Maastricht University and Peter Verstrate, Mark has founded MosaMeat B.V., a company that aims to continue the research and development of the cultured meat process, make the product competitive and consequently spread the technology.