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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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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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Alternative proteins in European food culture – chefs offer a serving of wisdom at Good Food Conference

Carlotte Lucas

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.

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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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Meet 7 researchers who used GFI research grants to help transform the future of food. Could you be next?

Conrad Astley

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.