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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.

Blog Fermentation

How public-private partnerships are accelerating alternative proteins: a case study from the North East of England

Linus Pardoe

We visited mycoprotein pioneers Quorn Foods and the Centre for Process Innovation, home to the UK’s National Industrial Biotechnology Facility, to see how effective public-private partnerships can accelerate alternative proteins.

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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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Over 50% of Europeans are eating less meat, but taste and price remain biggest barriers to plant-based uptake

Conrad Astley

More than half of European consumers are eating less meat, but taste and price remain the biggest barriers to wider adoption of plant-based foods, a major study has found.

Blog Fermentation

How to overcome hurdles for plant-based and fermentation scale-up: a case study from Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Amy Williams

With economic headwinds facing the food sector, conducting sorely needed research and development into healthy, sustainable foods is harder than ever for companies. We visited a pilot plant seeking to lower the hurdles for companies looking to bring such innovations from concept to consumer. 

A spread of healthy plant-based dishes, including innovative plant based meats that have benefited from government funding
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European government funding in sustainable proteins poised to hit half a billion euros, report finds

Conrad Astley

European governments have announced a grand total of nearly half a billion euros of funding to develop sustainable proteins according to new figures released by the Good Food Institute (GFI).