Hybrid scaffolds for cultivated chicken
Dr. da Silva is working to explore a process to grow cultivated chicken on hybrid scaffolds of cellulose nanofibers and hydrogel microparticles.
PRODUCTION PLATFORM: Cultivated
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR: Scaffolding
This project aims to develop hybrid scaffolds based on cellulose nanofibers and hydrogel microparticles. This work will create a platform to grow cultivated chicken without needing to co-culture fats.
Through this project, protocols for culturing meat on hybrid scaffolds and methodologies to produce structured and thick cultivated chicken will become available.
Dr. Aline Bruna da Silva
Professor, Federal Center for Technological Education of Minas Gerais (CEFET-MG), Brazil
Dr. Aline Bruna da Silva has expertise in polymer processing and characterization. She focuses on biomaterials for biomedical applications and is the founder of Biomimetic Solutions, a biotechnology startup developing technologies for tissue engineering.
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