- 2 – Early adoption
Food and life science companies are often enthusiastic about alternative proteins but lack mechanisms for effective collaboration. Corporate investment is perhaps the most effective means of starting collaborations. Corporations should build out venture capital arms—including building dedicated incubators and opening their facilities—to facilitate these strategic partnerships. GFI offers free seminars to such corporations to lend insights into the technology development and business opportunities in alternative proteins. Partnership brokers like Plug and Play Tech Center and Techstars can also support corporate venture engagement.
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