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Using carbon dioxide as a sustainable resource to create nutritious protein

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Pete Rowe

CEO & Co-founder at Deep Branch

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Employees 21–50
Headquarters Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Deep Branch is a carbon recycling biotechnology company using microbes to convert carbon dioxide from industrial emissions into high-value products. A fast-growing and agile startup with commercial activities both in the UK and the Netherlands enabling local year-round protein production to ensure food security.

Deep Branch addresses the animal feed market's need for sustainable and cost-effective protein ingredients with Proton™, a radically more sustainable way to bring precision nutrition to animal diets. Deep Branch's CO2-to-X platform offers the first scalable route to a truly sustainable protein generation process from a waste product - CO2 directly from industrial emissions.

Notable Achievements

  • Led the launch of the REACT-FIRST consortium, an end-to-end value-chain-wide consortium of ten industry and academic partners.
  • Building a new facility at the Netherlands-based Brightlands Chemelot Campus to scale up their production process, expected to be operational in early 2022.
  • Investors and partners include Barclays, Novo Holdings, DSM, TotalEnergies, Innovate UK, BioMar, Drax, and Sainsbury's.

Currently Operating in Two Regions

Press Mentions

March 22, 2021

UK startup raises €8m of funding to convert CO2 into animal feed

February 14, 2022

16 alternative protein startups to watch, according to VCs

March 16, 2021

French Oil Giant Backs Startup Recycling CO₂ Into Animal Food

February 11, 2021

The Circulars Accelerator

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Posted April 16, 2022

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