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Ascendo

The animal feed industry today is based mainly on soy and ocean-caught fish. These suffer from environmental, business and nutritional pressures, and - In Europe - are almost all imported. At the same time, 44% of global organic matter is wasted throughout the value chain. The Black Soldier Fly Larvae is an efficient and well understood converter of waste organic mass into high-nutrient animal feed. Building this as a decentralised modular system expands the industry and brings huge opportunity.
An insect farm In a box, to close the loop between waste organic matter and high quality animal feed.

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Ascendo

2020

2020 Finalist Switzerland

Industry
Sub industry

Agriculture

Additional Industries
Food
Beverages & Restaurants

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Our mission is to equip bold entrepreneurs to disrupt the status quo and to create meaningful change.