Photo: Paris Tsitsos, 2024
proud to be on the list of MIT´s Innovators under 35
On a life long mission to achieve positive change in our food system

Katharina Unger is founder and CEO of LIVIN farms and has significantly shaped the growing waste-to-protein industry since its inception in 2012, converting organic by-products to insect proteins. 
She is a pioneer in the field of insect farming. Over the course of more than 10 years, she has worked on innovative technologies for alternative food and feed production in Europe, the US, Africa and Asia. ​​​​​​​
Katharina has given multiple lectures at universities and public events and is in addition frequently booked as a lecturer, professional keynote speaker or for TV interviews worldwide. ​​​​​​​
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