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Avant Meats

Producing safe, high-quality and sustainable fish products with patent-pending cell cultivation and tissue engineering technology

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Carrie Chan

CEO at Avant Meats

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Employees 6–20
Headquarters Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Avant Meats is the first cultivated marine protein company in China. Its patent-pending proprietary biotechnology platform produces animal-free fish proteins, in a cost-effective and fully traceable bioprocess directly from fish cells. Their technology enables businesses to produce meat and animal proteins without raising, catching, or slaughtering animals. Applications include but are not limited to food, skincare, and other functional uses. With the $3.9 million seed round funding secured in 2020, Avant aims to be a global leader in producing functional, safe, and sustainable cultivated marine products in a fully contained environment. Their cultivated fish products are more nutritious than conventionally produced fish, GMO-free, and pollutant-free.

Notable Achievements

  • Achieved 90% direct cost reduction.
  • Formed strategic partnerships with a technical collaborator and a major fish producer.
  • Raised US $4M from international investors.

Currently Operating in Two Countries

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