Founded in 2017 as a spinoff from a VTT and LUT research programme, Solar Foods is a food-tech company that develops innovations for food production at a global level. With its revolutionary biotech solution Solein, Solar Foods enables natural protein production anywhere by using air and electricity. The unique bioprocess of Solein provides a new platform technology for nutritious food ingredients, plant-based meat alternatives or even cultured meat.
Solar Foods’ approach is composed of a union of renewable energy and bioprocess engineering, creating a new platform for an environmentally sustainable food industry solution that can scale beyond agricultural limitations.
Pasi Vainikk, Juha-Pekka Pitkanen