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Built With Biology Summit – The Future is Now: Integrating Biodesign Into the Beauty Industry Today

Join Alex Lorestani (CEO, Geltor) to discuss how and why brands and manufacturers serving the $500B global beauty market are increasingly turning to biology for solutions, and what that could mean for the future. While the promise of biotechnology has been speculated upon for applications in pharmaceuticals, agriculture, and nutrition, its foothold in beauty and personal care has been quietly gaining strength. The beauty industry has long been an early adopter of advancements in science and technology, and 21st century biodesign has turned out to be no exception – even in the midst of a global pandemic.

 

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John Cumbers

John Cumbers

John Cumbers is the founder of SynBioBeta. John is passionate about education and on the use and adoption of biological technologies. He has received multiple awards and grants from NASA and the National Academy of Sciences for his work in the field. John has been involved in multiple startups such as those producing food for space, microbes to extract lunar and martian resources, and hoverboards! John is an active investor through the DCVC SynBioBeta Fund and his synthetic biology syndicate on AngelList.

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