11Campus groups at universities around the world
1300+Members of our GFIdeas community
6500+Learners enrolled in our massive open online course

Something for everyone

Building and sustaining a better global food system requires a diversity of experts. We need everyone: biologists, farmers, geneticists, data analysts, economists, entrepreneurs, investors, donors, educators, policy-makers, manufacturers, and marketers, just to name a few. The range of professionals needed to transform the fast-growing, trillion-dollar global food system includes countless people not currently represented in this field. 

As a nonprofit organization focused on advancing alternative proteins, GFI works to strengthen and diversify the field by serving as a source of expertise and insights, a convener and catalyst for cross-sector solutions, and as an inclusive community for people at every point in their alt protein career. 

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Discover GFIdeas

GFIdeas is a community for people from across the alternative protein sector to make connections, discover the latest research, learn from food industry experts, and support each other in building a sustainable, secure, and just food system. We welcome everyone dedicated to alternative proteins — from students to investors to our donors — to share this space and grow the good food community.

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Research grants

Learn about cutting-edge alternative protein research funded by GFI. Find funding opportunities for your own research.

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Massive open online course

Enroll in GFI’s open-access online course to learn about the science of plant-based and cultivated meat.

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The Alt Protein Project

Students play a pivotal role in building the alternative protein ecosystem. Learn how you can start a student group to accelerate the global transition to the future of food.

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Solutions Database

Explore startup ideas, commercial opportunities, research projects, and investment priorities throughout the alternative protein supply chain.

Upcoming events

Join us at an upcoming webinar, seminar, or alternative proteins industry event.

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Virtual Event

Ask GFI: Alt Protein Careers

Are you interested in working in alternative protein? Join SciTech university innovation specialist, Christina Aguila, to learn more about what it takes to pursue an academic or industry career in…

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Virtual Event

GFIdeas September Networking Mixer

Join us after the September Business of Alt Protein seminar for 1:1 networking.

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The Business of Alt Protein: Developing an IP Strategy 

Join GFI and Haynes and Boone, an international law firm, to learn how to develop a defensible IP portfolio and strategy that will enable you to grow and scale your…

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Natural Products Expo East 2022

Expo East is where the natural products industry meets to discover, learn and push the industry forward.

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Join our community of donors

Our work is made possible thanks to our generous, global family of donors. Philanthropic support is vital to our mission. Connect with us today to discuss how you can help fuel progress in alternative proteins.

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Corporate support from GFI

We work with the private sector to drive investment, innovation, and scalability to accelerate the alternative protein supply chain. Learn more about how we can support you in this process. 

Build a career in alternative proteins

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Careers at GFI

Explore career opportunities at GFI! We’re building a sustainable, secure, and just global food system with alternative proteins.

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Alternative protein career portal

Learn how to make a career and find open positions in the exciting field of alternative proteins.