Seren Kell, GFI Europe science and technology manager

Seren Kell

Senior 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. Seren’s 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

Cultivated Meat Innovation Challenge winners unlock €1.8 million in additional funding

Three companies have received a total of €1.8 million from EIT Food to develop innovative products to reduce the cost…

collaboration on sustainable protein science is essential

6 key priorities to accelerate sustainable protein science

Recent scientific developments in plant-based foods, cultivated meat and fermentation have been incredible, but there is still a huge amount…

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Forscher nutzen Fermentation, um Lebensmittel aus Lebensmittelabfällen zu entwickeln

Ein Team von Forscherinnen und Forschern aus Luxemburg verwendet eine aus der Antike stammende Technologie, um nicht genutzte Stoffe in…

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Brewing up the future: using the power of fermentation to transform waste and byproducts into sustainable food

Researchers are using fermentation to turn agricultural waste into oils for food, using a process that could reduce methane emissions,…

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Diving deeper into Horizon Europe funding to unlock sustainable protein innovation

The latest Horizon Europe funding call is a treasure trove of opportunities for sustainable protein researchers.

Researchers recreate scent of salmon from plants to deliver more sustainable seafood

Researchers are aiming to recreate the unique aroma of salmon using plants to support the development of delicious and sustainable…

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Kultiviertes Fleisch: GFI Europe und EIT Food fördern vier zukunftsweisende Projekte, um die Produktionskosten zu senken

GFI Europe und die EU-finanzierte Innovationsagentur EIT Food haben die Gewinner der „Cultivated Meat Innovation Challenge” bekannt gegeben.

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Algae and tobacco plant researchers among winners of €400,000 prize to commercialise cultivated meat

Researchers investigating how tobacco plants and microalgae can help reduce the cost of cultivated meat are among the winners of…