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Deep Branch Bio's Peter Rowe Wants to Save the Planet

May 13, 2019 / Mark Terry

There is a tendency to think of biotech as focusing on medicine and drug development, but there are a number of companies using biotechnology to create solutions for environmental problems. One of those is Nottingham, UK-based Deep Branch Biotechnology. Deep Branch was founded in July 2018 and is a graduate of the BioCity Accelerator Programme. This program offers 50,000-pound convertible loans, direct routes to raising investment, coaching, networking and virtual or physical tenancy in its facilities. BioCity recently made seed investments in Deep Branch, which will cover constructions costs of a mobile production unit that will allow the company to demonstrate its technology. Peter Rowe, Deep Branch’s co-founder and Commercial Lead, took time to speak with BioSpace about the company and where it’s headed. Rowe and his fellow co-founder Rob Mansfield were named as part of Forbes’ European 30 Under 30 in Manufacturing and Industry in 2019. And Deep Branch Biotechnolog...