Mazen Rizk

Mazen Rizk, Founder & CEO, Mushlabs


Dr. Mazen Rizk is Founder and CEO of Mushlabs, a biotech company growing sustainable food from mushrooms. Rizk started the company in 2018. After studying molecular biology in Beirut, Rizk moved to Germany where he completed his PhD in biotechnology and technical microbiology.

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Katelijne Bekers, Microharvest, Mazen Rizk, Mushlabs, Raffael Wohlgensinger, Formo, in conversation with Christophe Maire, Atlantic Labs/FoodLabs at DLD Munich

Why We Need A Food Revolution

This panel discussion is a taste of things to come. In conversation with investor Christophe Maire (FoodLabs), founders Katelijne Bekers (Microharvest), Mazen Rizk (Mushlabs), Raffael Wohlgensinger (Formo) show what food alternatives startups bring to the table. Currently, the food industry accounts for 26 percent of man-made carbon emissions, Christophe Maire explains. “We need a food…