Seren Kell, GFI Europe science and technology manager

Seren Kell

Science and Technology Manager

Seren works with scientists to develop, fund and promote open-source research on sustainable proteins.

Areas of expertise: plant-based and cultivated meat science, biochemistry, Europe’s sustainable protein research ecosystem, research funding.

Seren leads our science and technology work, collaborating with scientists, academics and innovators to support advances in the science of sustainable protein and foster a thriving research ecosystem across Europe.

She is based in London, UK, and her background is in biochemistry, the cultivated meat space, and open innovation. She also co-founded Cellular Agriculture UK.

Our science and technology team works to advance sustainable protein research

Science and technology

Seren leads our science and technology work in Europe. Learn more about the science of sustainable protein and access resources for researchers.

Latest updates from Seren

Chefs at Alchemist restaurant, funded by a GFI research grant

Wissenschaftler arbeiten mit Sterne-Restaurant daran, tierfreie Meeresfrüchte zu entwickeln

Ein Team von Wissenschaftler:innen hat Fördermittel erhalten, um gemeinsam mit einem renommierten Restaurant in Dänemark ein neues Meeresfrüchteprodukt zu entwickeln.

Chefs at Alchemist restaurant, funded by a GFI research grant

Scientists work with Michelin starred Danish restaurant to create fish-free seafood

A team of scientists has received funding to work with chefs at a prestigious restaurant to create a new seafood product by growing fungi on seaweed.

Cultivated meat innovation challenge banner

GFI and EIT Food launch Innovation Challenge to bring down cost of cultivating meat

Cultivated meat is getting closer and closer to our dining tables, but there are still some pressing technical challenges we need to overcome. That’s why the Good Food Institute Europe…

How sustainable proteins took centre stage at a meat industry trade fair

GFI Europe attended IFFA, the world’s largest meat industry trade fair, to encourage the sector to get involved with plant-based and cultivated meat.


IPCC-Report: Pflanzenbasiertes und kultiviertes Fleisch können eine entscheidende Rolle bei der Halbierung der globalen Emissionen bis 2030 spielen

Der IPCC-Report sagt, dass pflanzenbasiertes und kultiviertes Fleisch eine erhebliche Reduzierung der Emissionen verspricht.


IPCC: plant-based and cultivated meat can play critical role in halving global emissions by 2030

GFI Europe calls for public investment in sustainable proteins as the world’s top scientists recognise plant-based and cultivated meat can cut emissions, and protect nature and global health.


IPCC report highlights role of sustainable proteins in adapting to climate change

World’s top climate scientists acknowledge the role plant-based and cultivated meat could play in future-proofing our food system.

3D printed edible scaffold for cultivated seafood

Scientists use algae to cultivate boneless sea bass fillet

A team of scientists plans to use algae to develop new techniques for cultivating boneless fish fillets from sea bass cells.