Mario Chin

Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, Avant Meats Company Limited

As a scientist at the forefront of technology, Mario Chin is dedicated to translating cutting-edge science into real-world applications for everyone. Together with Carrie Chan, he has been reinventing food production, exploring innovative ways to produce food and animal proteins without using animals. Using in vitro cell culture for meat cultivation, the duo aims to help consumers reduce their carbon footprint by reducing their reliance on earth’s animal resources for food. Their company, Avant Meats, currently brings fine, authentic and nutritious fish products using state-of-the-art cultivation processes that are sustainable and scalable.

“By simply not giving up, you are already halfway to success. To do this, you have to be a maverick sometimes.”