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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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Is plant-based meat ultra-processed?

Plant-based meat is one of the product categories consumers most associate with being ultra-processed, but research has found that the ultra-processed designation has no bearing on how ‘healthy’ it is. We take a look at the science.

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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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Catalunya destina 7 milions d’euros a la investigació de proteïnes alternatives

Conrad Astley

The Good Food Institute Europe, l'organització que promou l'avanç de les proteïnes sostenibles, celebra la inversió de 7 milions d'euros realitzada pel Govern català en un centre de recerca destinat a promoure el desenvolupament de formes sostenibles de produir anàlegs de carn.

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Cataluña destina 7 millones de euros a la investigación de proteínas alternativas

Conrad Astley

Una de las inversiones más grandes jamás realizadas en proteínas alternativas en toda España. El centro ayudará a las empresas a aumentar la producción de alimentos sostenibles de origen vegetal y fermentación.

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Catalonia invest €7 million in CiPA hub to lead alternative protein science in Southern Europe

Conrad Astley

The Center for Innovation in Alternative Proteins (CiPA), based across various sites throughout the region, has been funded by the Department of Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda of the Generalitat of Catalonia and the Institute of Agri-Food Research and Technology (IRTA).