EDITORIAL USE ONLY A burger made from Cultured Beef, which has been developed by Professor Mark Post of Maastricht University in the Netherlands. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday August 5, 2013. Cultured Beef could help solve the coming food crisis and combat climate change. Commercial production of Cultured Beef could begin within ten to 20 years. Photo credit should read: © David Parry/PA

Inventor of the cultured meat burger is one of the keynote speakers at Leading the South

Mark Post, a pharmacologist at Maastricht University and former professor of tissue engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology, is best known as the inventor of the cultured meat burger. He is currently travelling the world to draw attention to the food problem and the way in which his invention can contribute to solving it. On Friday 16 November he will be one of the main speakers at Leading the South, the annual networking event of Philharmonie Zuidnederland.

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