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GFI’s research grant program provides funding for open access research in the fields of alternative proteins – plant-based meat, cultivated meat and fermentation technology. Now in its third year, our annual competitive research grant request for proposals (RFP) serves as the next strategic step for advancing the science of meat alternative proteins. This RFP will provide up to $250K per project for open access research focused on addressing the scientific and technical bottlenecks facing the production of whole-cut alternative protein products with the taste and price consumers demand. While the alternative protein industry has made significant scientific strides in recent years, there still exist several key barriers facing the production of larger three-dimensional meat and seafood products. Addressing these scientific white spaces will catalyze the development of “next generation” alternative protein meat and seafood, seeding our future food system.
For additional information on GFI’s Research Grant Program and to view past grant recipients, please visit: https://www.gfi.org/researchgrants
This program is made possible by a select group of donors who have chosen to direct their philanthropic support to open-access research. Philanthropic support is vital to GFI's mission. To discuss how you can be part of this transformative work with your gift or grant, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.