Novel Farms Co-founders Named as Breakthrough Energy Fellows
Today, Breakthrough Energy announced the third cohort of its Fellows program as part of the organization’s mission to accelerate climate-tech innovation. Nieves Martinez Marshall, CEO and Co-founder, and Michelle Lu, CSO and Co-founder of Novel Farms were named as Fellows, working in the cultivated meat industry. Novel Farms leverages a novel microbial fermentation approach to create a scaffolding platform that can significantly reduce cultivated meat production costs. This process aims to reshape the future of meat production, mitigating climate change while improving public health and animal welfare.
The Breakthrough Energy Fellows (BE Fellows) program provides the world’s best and brightest innovators with crucial resources, including research funding, mentorship, education, and access to the extensive Breakthrough Energy network. BE Fellows fast-tracks the early development of novel technologies so they can go from lab to market on the timeline the world needs to reach our climate goals.
“Building a clean energy future requires constant innovation and new ideas, so I’m thrilled to welcome our third cohort of Fellows whose groundbreaking work around the world unlock new possibilities, ” said Ashley Grosh, Vice President of Breakthrough Energy Fellows. “Breakthrough Energy’s Fellows program ensures that innovators and entrepreneurs working on transformative climate solutions receive the vital support they need. We are fully committed to guiding them every step of the way to accelerate climate tech innovation and launch the next generation of world changing ideas.”
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