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APP 2024: join the student movement shaping the future of food

Seren Kell

From Portugal to Türkiye – students across Europe are taking a leading role in a global movement turning universities into dynamic engines for alternative protein innovation.

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Meet the researcher: Expanding the tentacles of alternative seafood research with Frederico Ferreira

Conrad Astley

A researcher working to develop the first cultivated octopus product is at the heart of a €7 million project bringing together European experts to boost knowledge about cultivated meat.

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“We will have to leave because we don’t have a future here.” Italian researchers fear brain drain in wake of controversial cultivated meat ban

Conrad Astley

Following the controversial cultivated meat ban, some fear an exodus of talented young scientists – particularly unwelcome given nearly 10% of Italians already live abroad – while others are concerned the move may cut off future funding opportunities and damage the country’s scientific standing on the global stage.

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Cultivated meat backed by UK government’s new National Vision for Engineering Biology

The UK's Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) has today highlighted the critical role that alternative proteins like cultivated meat can play in achieving key national objectives for economic growth and food production as part of the National Vision for Engineering Biology.