Alternative proteins are critical to a biologically diverse, net-zero emissions world. Additional funding can help us deploy this powerful decarbonization tool.
Alt protein science
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.
GFI’s 2021 Competitive Research Grant RFP is designed to catalyze whole-cut alt protein meat products—a critical step on the journey toward a safe and sustainable global food system.
To sustainably meet the growing global demand for seafood, we need to bring more alternative seafood products to market. That's why GFI's Sustainable Seafood Initiative is launching ATLAS: a tool designed to accelerate alternative seafood development and commercialization.
Alternative feed innovators could help the seafood industry sustainably grow by using their technology to produce alternative seafood products for human consumption.
GFI Israel is expanding its course on alternative proteins to three universities—a critical step to empowering the next generation of alternative protein researchers.
The National Science Foundation awarded a $3.55 million grant to a team of researchers at UC Davis for open-access cultivated meat research—a landmark investment from the U.S. government.
GFI has awarded a two-year grant to a research project aimed at developing a high-quality, serum-free fish cell culture media—a critical step to bring cultivated seafood to market.
As the leaders of tomorrow, students are uniquely positioned to help build a better food system. That's why GFI launched the Alt. Protein Project.