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.
This week has seen the worrying and ironic spectacle of some European agriculture ministers putting a note before an EU Council meeting that included misinformation about cultivated meat.
Meet the researcher: Expanding the tentacles of alternative seafood research with Frederico Ferreira
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.
“Per me, ora è molto peggio”. L’Italia alla prese con una fuga dei cervelli sulla scia del controverso divieto di utilizzo della carne coltivata
Dopo che l'Italia è diventata l'unico paese al mondo ad aver vietato la carne coltivata, parliamo con i ricercatori del futuro che li aspetta.
“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
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.
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.
Alternative proteins in European food culture – chefs offer a serving of wisdom at Good Food Conference
Last week’s Good Food Conference was a fantastic opportunity to take stock of how far the global plant-based, cultivated meat and fermentation sectors have grown. Read some key highlights from Carlotte in our corporate engagement team who was on the ground at the event.
“Le dichiarazioni secondo cui il Parlamento Europeo avrebbe vietato la carne coltivata sono errate” afferma il think tank Good Food Europe
“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.
Meet 7 researchers who used GFI research grants to help transform the future of food. Could you be next?
GFI's 2023 research grant programme is open for proposals. Meet some of the researchers at the cutting edge of this burgeoning sector, learn how their work was helped by our grant programme, and how to apply to this year's scheme.