The alternative protein literature library
Our alternative protein scientists have been hard at work digging into the literature on plant-based, cultivated, and fermentation-derived proteins. See their recommendations for papers, reports, theses, and patents to read!
Plant-based meat uses plant-derived ingredients to mimic the taste, texture, and nutrition of conventionally-produced meat.
Not sure where to start? Our scientists recommend these starting resources to get a handle on the basics of plant-based meat and proteins.
Here is our curated library of research papers, books, and reports relevant to plant-based proteins.
Here are patents related to plant-based meat and proteins.
Here are student theses related to plant-based meat and proteins.
Cultivated meat, also known as cultured meat, is genuine animal meat (including seafood and organ meats) that is produced by cultivating animal cells directly.
Not sure where to start? Our scientists recommend starting with these basic resources to get a handle on cultivated meat.
Here is our curated library of research papers, books, and reports relevant to cultivated meat.
Check out patents related to cultivated meat.
Check out these student theses related to cultivated meat.
Fermentation uses microorganisms to improve the properties of food, to create specific high-value ingredients, or directly as a protein source.
Not sure where to start? Our scientists recommend starting with these basic resources to get a handle on fermentation-derived ingredients.
Check out our curated library of research papers, books, and reports relevant to fermentation-derived ingredients.
Collaborative Researcher Directory
Use this directory to find scientific collaborators in the alternative protein field.
Learn about cutting-edge alternative protein research funded by GFI. Find funding opportunities for your own research.
Research funding database
GFI’s research funding database provides curated grant opportunities for open-access alternative protein research.
Explore startup ideas, commercial opportunities, research projects, and investment priorities throughout the alternative protein supply chain.
Alternative protein curriculum repository
Check out our open-access repository which holds curriculum materials from alternative protein courses around the globe.
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The science of plant-based meat
Learn about the science of plant-based meat. Discover resources and research on the latest technological developments and key scientific questions.
The science of cultivated meat
Learn about the science of cultivated meat and the challenges that must be addressed for commercial production.
The science of fermentation
Learn about the emerging role of microbial fermentation in building the next generation of alternative protein products.
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