Growth Mindset Podcast

79: Turning Carbon into Protein - Peter Rowe, Founder Deep Branch Bio

December 16th, 2019

Molecular biologist turned entrepreneur, Peter Rowe is an expert in innovation management and biotechnology. As CEO, he leads the Deep Branch Bio's effort in transforming the polluters of today into the producers of tomorrow.

We discuss the problems the world faces today and how business can be a driver of change to help solve our biggest issues. Peter's own company works to capture carbon waste gases and turn them into edible protein to help close the loop that is spiralling out of control.


  • The rising concern for protein production across the globe.

  • The methods currently being used to produced proteins – advantages and disadvantages.

  • How carbon dioxide can be used to produce single-carbon proteins.

  • The importance of turning waste into useful products.

  • The importance of a sustainable protein production method.

  • Changing perspectives about and increasing scope of genetic engineering.

  • Valuable information about aqua culture and poultry industries.

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    My name is Sam Harris. I am a British entrepreneur, investor and explorer. From hitchhiking across Kazakstan to programming AI doctors I am always pushing myself in the spirit of curiosity and Growth. My background is in Biology and Psychology with a passion for improving the world and human behaviour. I have built and sold companies from an early age and love coming up with unique ways to make life more enjoyable and meaningful.



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