Maija Itkonen is a designer, innovator, serial entrepreneur and one of the movers and shakers in the alternative protein field.Currently she’s acting as CEO and Co-founder of Onego Bio, a company producing animal-free egg white with cellular agriculture means.
The cutting-edge team has developed a safe, sustainable and cost-effective precision fermentation method for producing ovalbumin, the most abundant egg white protein. The company’s product, bioalbumen, is identical to the egg white protein – without the need for animals. Maija’s previous company Gold&Green was focused on plant proteins, specifically oat-based meat alternatives.
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