Research can propel alternative protein innovation and accelerate the shift to a more sustainable food system. Mapping the funding landscape can reveal critical opportunities to bolster innovation.
As cultivated meat gains momentum, we’re shining a light on some of the pioneers and milestones that have helped the industry transform from a sci-fi hypothesis to a blooming innovative sector.
Nanyang Technological University has approved a new undergraduate alternative protein course designed to build the industry’s talent pipeline.
GFI Brazil’s Biomas Project will allocate up to R$135,000 to each research project that transforms native Amazon and Cerrado plant species, such as babaçu and macaúba, into raw materials for the alternative protein industry.
As cultivated meat moves closer to market globally, many countries are actively establishing regulatory approval pathways.
A strong global regulatory framework is critical to maximize alternative proteins’ potential to improve food security, mitigate environmental degradation, and alleviate global poverty.
GFI and Metaculus launched the Alt-Protein Forecasting Tournament to examine key questions about the future of alternative proteins.
Minnesota legislators recently introduced the first-ever bipartisan legislation in support of alternative protein research funding—setting a path for others to follow.
Global efforts to curb emissions, protect marine biodiversity, and reduce the impacts of climate change on our oceans should include investments in plant-based and cultivated seafood.