On May 30th, the LIFE Awards will be presented to 12 finalists. The LIFE Awards recognize outstanding achievements in the fields of nature conservation, environment and climate protection. There are four nominated LIFE projects per category. Register at the following link to participate in the hybrid ceremony.

Andreas Fuhrich describes in his article in Trend Report the special abilities of our black soldier flies. As larvae they consume several times their own body weight, as an adult fly they do not need any food at all. As an alternative to conventional protein sources, our fly is definitely more than a sustainable feed. We are very pleased that our production in the Waste2Protein project is supported by the EU LIFE environmental program.

We are pleased to give a lecture at Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle on February 16th. Managing Director Dr. Jonas Finck will give the online lecture Waste2Protein – Upcycling with Insects from 15.00 – 16.30h. Twice a year, the art academy organizes the “BURG Session” during the lecture-free period. It offers a week of interdisciplinary events for students and staff from the fields of art and design as well as related scientific fields. These sessions thrive on diversity, offer new perspectives and create space for exchange. Be part of it!

This September, we visited the Impact Festival in Offenbach and met many other initiatives and companies here that, like us, are committed to sustainability. Our flies and our larvae accompanied us. In this video Charlott explains you our all around sustainable concept. Our production steps, our final products and the locations of our next plants, we also discuss. Many thanks to Impact Festival for this contribution!

Come meet madebymade! Founder Jonas Finck will be at the EU Stand tomorrow morning, and hold a presentation of LIFE Waste2Protein at 3.55 in the South Hall of the Rimini Expo Centre too. Furthermore, Jonas will pitch on Thursday at 3pm in the green blue circular economy pitch session.
We are excited to be there, connecting with companies that are driven by environmental change and new models of circular and regenerative economy, like we are.

We are pleased to be invited by Bioeconomy e.V. to their industry meeting. Companies from different sectors of the bioeconomy come here to talk and exchange ideas about innovative ideas, emerging business models and expected hurdles. The venue is the German Biomass Research Center gGmbH in Leipzig. As a federal research institution, the DBFZ deals with all questions of material and energetic use of biomass in the context of the bioeconomy, with a focus on applied research and development. At 17.00h, Managing Director Dr. Jonas Finck will give the lecture “Value creation from and with insect biomass”.

In the following document, you receive an overview of supported LIFE projects since its beginning in 1992: which sectors play a key role, which projects perform all-round and how much financial support has been given so far. EU policies behind its circular economy approach are decribed and the reinforced focus of LIFE to the topic of circular economy is explained. We are happy to be named as a key example, next to innovative projects like LIFE CEPLAFIB, LIFE GreenShoes4All, LIFE RE-WEE and LIFE-ECOTEX.

Our CEO Kai Hempel is visiting the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology & the Bioeconomy (EFIB) fair in Vienna this week. Here, more than 350 participants from 21 countries will come together to discuss the crucial issues of the future. The main topic of this event is the implementation of the EU Green Deal: Industrial Biotechnology as Business. Under this focus, there will be several speakers and round tables to discuss business models, and technical as well as political challenges. As an innovative and green company, madebymade cannot miss this event. Here we show our sustainable and regionally produced products: Insect protein, natural fertilizer and fat.

Our flies were on the road this past week! They attended the Impact Festival, where we had the opportunity to share our vision for a greener feed and food chain with curious visitors. It was great to connect with like minded entrepeneurs and discuss the challenges of tomorow. During the event, our CEO Kai presented a 5-minute pitch on the Innovation Stage and our booth was one of the most visited thanks to our flies, who accompanied us. Thanks to everyone for your interest in our company!

Visit us this Thursday and Friday at the first Impact Festival in Offenbach am Main. We are very excited to be part of this event about green transformation. Founder Kai and Charlott, assistant to the two CEOs, will inform about our vision, our products and our company. We look forward to interacting with other sustainable companies. You can find our booth right by the entrance and listen to our pitch on Friday afternoon.