Protera Strengthens Board with Appointment of Dr. Oswaldo da Costa e Silva as Non-Executive Director

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Protera SAS: Protera Strengthens Board with Appointment of Dr. Oswaldo da Costa e Silva as Non-Executive Director 
2021-01-13 / 08:00 
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Protera Strengthens Board with Appointment of Dr. Oswaldo da Costa e Silva as Non-Executive Director 
SANTIAGO, CHILE and PARIS, FRANCE / ACCESSWIRE / January 13, 2021 / Protera, an AI-driven startup designing and 
developing new proteins to enable a wide range of natural and sustainable solutions, announced today it has appointed 
Dr. Oswaldo da Costa e Silva as Non-Executive Director to its Board. Dr. da Costa e Silva has over 20 years' experience 
working with and advising global agricultural biotech, life sciences and pharma corporations, as well as SMEs and 
startups, on strategic growth initiatives. 
Currently, Dr. da Costa e Silva is the managing director at InnoCres Consultancy, where he advises pharma, nutrition, 
food and agricultural biotech companies on strategic, innovation-driven business development opportunities. Previously, 
he spent over six years in leadership roles focusing on human nutrition and research and development at Royal DSM NV, a 
Dutch multinational specialized in nutrition, health and sustainable living. Prior to that, he worked for over a decade 
at BASF, the largest chemicals producer in the world - with a focus on sustainable development. While there, he was a 
senior manager of innovation for BASF New Business, led the technology center for gene discovery and also headed global 
projects at BASF Plant Sciences. 
Leonardo Álvarez, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Protera said, "We are honored to have an industry veteran 
like Oswaldo to help drive our ambitious growth plans and ongoing fundraising activities. His deep science background 
and years of experience developing and deploying innovation within BASF and DSM will be of great value to our team as 
we continue scaling up." 
Protera has hit a number of important milestones in the last 12 months -- from opening a new laboratory, to hiring 
critical personnel, doubling the size of its team and entering into new corporate partnerships across Europe as well as 
North and South America. 
The company is currently scaling up production of its products in pilot trials to deploy its unique, clean-label 
proteins that extend shelf-life and replace chemically derived ingredients. Protera is working with several 
multinational companies to test its protein engineering technology and determine how long it can extend the shelf-life 
of food items such as bread. 
Dr. da Costa e Silva noted, "Protera has a very bright future ahead. I'm thrilled to be working with this talented 
management team to grow the company and help it deliver value, as it accelerates its protein engineering technology to 
help meet global sustainability needs." 
About Protera: 
Protera is advancing the science of protein engineering to address some of the most critical problems and opportunities 
in food, agriculture, the environment and human health. We streamline protein design and development with MADI(TM), our 
proprietary deep learning algorithm, to predict high value protein products and enzymes with unprecedented speed and 
accuracy. www.proterabio.com 
PRESS CONTACTS 
U.S. 
Rooney Partners LLC 
Kate L. Barrette 
kbarrette@rooneyco.com 
+1 212 223 0561 
SOURCE: Protera SAS 
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