Mark has been involved in the Vertical Farming industry for around 10 years. He is the Founder & Chairman of UK Urban AgriTech (UKUAT), bringing together the leading companies, universities and individuals in the UK urban agritech industry. He is also Communications Manager at The FarmTech Society, the Founder of CEA Proteins, and does freelance consulting work across the industry.
21 November 2023
Mark’s primary interest is in taking a systemic overview of how vertical farming can be integrated with other systems, to deliver on its promises of regenerative food production and resilient societies.
What really motivates and drives him is big ideas, big ambitions, and addressing complexity, whereby the next few years will be all about integration – technologies, approaches, systems, resources and more!!
Mark is also involved in the organisation of the FarmTech Society session during the same conference.
About CEA Proteins
CEA Proteins Ltd is a new company formed to act as a convener, facilitator and hub for collaboration, across all types of alternative & additional controlled environment protein production – including plant-based, fungi, precision fermentation, algae, and insects.
The vision of the company is a coherent and cohesive alternative & additional protein sector, united by the shared strategic purpose of more sustainable and resilient future protein production.
CEA Proteins brings together those working in these many and various areas, to identify areas of common interest, to seek out opportunities of mutual benefit, and to facilitate their integration into wider circular systems
For more information, visit the website.
Mark Horler is moderator at the 2023 edition of the Agrifood Innovation Event.