Meet the researcher

An octopus swimming in the sea - demand for seafood currently threatens marine ecosystems
Blog Cultivated

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.

Blog Fermentation

Meet the researcher: making precision fermentation cheese with Etske Bijl

Conrad Astley

A career spent analysing the chemistry behind milk has given Etske Bijl unique insights to help her develop the world’s first precision fermentation-made hard cheese.

Blog Plant-based

Meet the researcher: squeezing the protein out of plants with Dr Alan Javier Hernandez Alvarez

Conrad Astley

A career spent exploring the nutritional and health benefits of plant-based foods – along with an outsider’s perspective – has given Dr Alan Javier Hernandez Alvarez a unique insight into the challenges and opportunities facing the sector.