THE GOOD FOOD INSTITUTE INDIA : WORKSHOP ON FUTURE OF PROTEIN
ABOUT THE COMPANY
THE GOOD FOOD INSTITUTE(GFI)
The Good Food Institute (GFI) is a nonprofit that promotes plant-based alternatives to meat, dairy, and eggs as well as cultivated meat, as alternatives to the products of conventional animal agriculture. They work with scientists, investors, and entrepreneurs to make groundbreaking good food a reality. They focus on clean meat and plant-based alternatives to animal products foods that are more delicious, safer to eat, and better for the planet than their outdated counterparts.
Are you an Indian food science student, young professional, a future entrepreneur or a researcher in the emerging sector of smartproteins?
If you are in Delhi region, you should definitely come or feel free to recommend it to someone nearby!
The Good Food Institute India brings you an intensive seminar on the Future of Protein –
1.What, How and Why of Alternative Protein.
2.Global success & case studies of top Plant-based meat companies.
3.Career opportunities – Analysis of jobs, internships by companies in the west and understand what skill set needs to be developed by Indian Food Technology and Management students.
4.Scientific & Academic opportunities for B-tech/MS/Ph.D. /Faculties and research grant programs.
5.GFI’s plans to create an early-stage entrepreneurial ecosystem in India and much much more!
Come join Varun Deshpande, Shardul Dabir and Siddharth Bhide along with 6 promising #plantbasedmeat Entrepreneurs from India.
Come try some of the innovative and yummy products from these startups and learn from their experiences for FREE! This is open to all!
MANAGING DIRECTOR, GFI INDIA
As the son of a cancer surgeon from Mumbai, Varun has been deeply immersed in healthcare and technology from a very young age. He spent several formative years studying Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at technology hub Carnegie Mellon University. He then went on to work on implementing digital health in India and the United States, helping vulnerable populations through care coordination, and a systems approach to healthcare.
- What, How and Why of Alternative Proteins – why do NIFTEMites need to think about a better food system?
- Global success & case studies of top plant-based meat and dairy companies
- Consumer behavior considerations when creating a company in this sector.
- Insights from top Venture Capitalists and other institutional investors poised to invest in this sector in India
- Overview of Product Development in this sector
- Key scientific areas that need research and have opportunities
- Career opportunities – Analysis of jobs, internships by companies in the west and understand what skill set needs to be developed
- Scientific & Academic opportunities for MS/Ph.D./Faculties and grant programs
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST, GFI INDIA
Siddharth holds a Master’s degree in Food Science from Rutgers University, USA and a Bachelor’s degree in Food Technology from Osmania University, India. Prior to joining GFI, Siddharth worked as a Food Scientist at JUST in San Francisco, and was a key contributor to formulating & manufacturing the JUST Egg (plant protein based egg). In addition, Siddharth has been a part of multiple Research & Development and Food Safety Internships with General Mills USA, Rutgers Food Incubation Center USA, and Nestlé India.
OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, GFI INDIA
Shardul is fascinated by all things food! Over the past 6 years, he has studied food through the fields of Engineering, Applied Sciences, R&D, Entrepreneurship, Management, and a highly complementary Liberal Arts. He is a Young India Fellow (YIF) from Ashoka University and has a Bachelors in Food Technology and Management from NIFTEM, MoFPI, Govt. of India. He has spent time as a researcher at Rutgers University (USA) and was an exchange student at the University of Saskatchewan (Canada).
- Overview of Indian Entrepreneurial landscape in this sector
- GFI’s plans to create an early-stage entrepreneurial ecosystem in India to stimulate innovation. What can NIFTEMites do?
- Announcement of a National Innovation Challenge