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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.

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Horizon Europe alternative protein funding calls for 2024 – everything you need to know

Stella Child

The latest Horizon Europe deadlines are fast approaching, with calls offering exciting opportunities closing early in 2024. Our Research and Grants Manager Stella Child walks through the key calls for alternative protein researchers.

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Il Good Food Institute Europe  presenta le sue osservazioni al disegno di legge che vieta la carne coltivata in Italia

Dopo che non è stato possibile partecipare alle audizioni parlamentari, come Good Food Institute Europe abbiamo trasmesso alle Commissioni della Camera dei Deputati le nostre osservazioni sul disegno di legge governativo che vieta la carne coltivata in Italia e impedisce di usare termini come “salame” o “bistecca” per prodotti a base di proteine vegetali (A.C. 1324).

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“Le dichiarazioni secondo cui il Parlamento Europeo avrebbe vietato la carne coltivata sono errate” afferma il think tank Good Food Europe 

Conrad Astley

“La notizia diffusasi in Italia secondo cui la Commissione per l’Agricoltura e lo Sviluppo Rurale del Parlamento Europeo avrebbe adottato un divieto riguardante la carne coltivata è errata” hanno affermato gli esperti del think tank no-profit Good Food Institute Europe.

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Italian parliamentary hearings on cultivated meat impossible to attend for key experts

Sophie Armour

The newly formed Italian Complementary Protein Alliance, representing a cross-section of stakeholders with interests in Italy’s agri-food landscape, was unable to take part in the hearings as they only became public after the deadline for requesting participation had passed.