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This list includes companies relevant to the cultivated meat industry and the information has been gathered from public sources. Please contact startup@gfi.org with any questions.
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CompanyCompany TypeCountryStateCityBrief DescriptionFoundersFounded DateWebsiteFundraising Info
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Ants InnovateCultivated meatSingaporeSingaporeOur focus is on integrating muscle tissues – the building blocks of meat – and healthier formulations to make cuts of meat that meat lovers cannot live without, like wagyu beef and Iberico pork. We conduct B2B business with F&B industry partners to jointly manufacture and market our tissue-based technology and productsHanry Yu, Shujian Ong
2020https://www.antsinnovate.com/
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Artemys FoodsCultivated meatUnited StatesCASan Franciscostartup working on cultivated meatJessica Krieger, Joshua March2019https://artemysfoods.com/
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BioBQCultivated meat; scaffoldingUnited StatesTXAustinProduce cell-based meat (beef jerky, beef brisket) with innovative cell culture scaffoldingKatie Kam, Janet Zoldan
2018http://www.biobqing.com
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Cell Farm Food TechCultivated MeatArgentinaBueno AiresStartup working on cultivated meatSofia Giampaoli, Carolina Bluguermann2019https://cellfarmfoodtech.com/
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Mirai Foods AG (fmr. AlphaMeats)Cultivated MeatSwitzerlandZürich AreaStartup working on cultivated meat.Christoph Mayr, Suman Kumar Das2019http://alphameats.comN/A
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VOW FoodCultivated MeatAustraliaNew South WalesSydneycultivated meat startup working on KangarooGeorge Peppou, Tim Noakesmith2019https://www.vowfood.com/N/A
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HeurosCultivated MeatAustraliaQueenslandBrisbanestartup working on cultivated meat for pet food applications Nick Beaumont2017https://www.heuros.com/N/A
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Multus MediaCell Culture MediaUnited KingdomLondonStartup working on serum free cell culture media for cultivated meat. Kevin Pan2019https://multus.media/N/A
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Bio Tech FoodsCultivated MeatSpainSan Sebastiánstartup working on cultivated meatMercedes Vila Juarez2017https://www.biotech-foods.com/ethicameat/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/biotech-foods#section-funding-rounds
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Future FieldsCell Culture MediaCanadaABEdmontonStartup developing serum free media, growth factors, and custom proteinsMatthew Anderson-Baron, Lejjy Gafour, Jalene Anderson-Baron2017https://www.futurefields.io/N/A
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Appleton MeatsCultivated MeatCanadaBCVancouverStartup working on cultivated meat.Sid Deen2016https://www.appletonmeats.com/N/A
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Avant MeatsCultivated seafoodChinaHong KongStartup working on cultivated seafood (fish maw)Carrie Chan, Mario Chin2018https://www.avantmeats.com/
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Gourmey (fmr. Supreme)Cultivated MeatFranceParisStartup working on cultivated foie grasNicolas Morin-Forest, Antoine Davydoff, Victor Sayous2019https://gourmey.com/welcomehttps://www.crunchbase.com/organization/gourmey
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Innocent MeatCultivated MeatGermanyN/ARostockstartup working on cultivated meatPatrick Nonnenmacher, Laura Gertenbach, Philipp Wolters2018http://www.innocent-meat.com/N/A
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ClearMeatCultivated MeatIndiaDelhiStartup working on cultivated meat.Pawan K Dhar, Siddharth Manvati2018http://www.clearmeat.com/N/A
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Future Meat TechnologiesCultivated MeatIsraelN/AJerusalemStartup working on cultivated meat, including muscle and fat production and media recycling. Chicken kebab prototype achieved. Yaakov Nahmias2017https://www.future-meat.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/future-meat-technologies
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Aleph FarmsCultivated MeatIsraelN/AAshdodStartup working on cultivated beefCo-founded by the Strauss Group, a global food company, and Technion – Israel Institute of Technology2016https://www.aleph-farms.com/N/A
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SuperMeatCultivated MeatIsraelN/ATel AvivStartup working on cultivated chicken.Ido Savir, Koby Barak, Shir Friedman2015https://www.supermeat.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/supermeat
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IntegriCultureCultivated MeatJapanN/ATokyoStartup working on cultivated meat and leading an open-source movementYuki Hanyu2015http://integriculture.jp/?lang=enhttps://www.crunchbase.com/organization/integriculture
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MeatableCultivated MeatNetherlandsN/ALeidenStartup working on cultivated meat.Krijn de Nood, Daan Luining2018https://www.meatable.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/meatable
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Mosa MeatCultivated MeatNetherlandsN/AMaastrichtStartup working on cultivated beef in collaboration with Mark Post at Maastricht University. Since Post already produced the first clean burger in 2013, the company's focus is on affordability and scalability.Peter Verstrate, Mark Post2015https://www.mosameat.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/mosa-meat
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Shiok MeatsCultivated seafoodSingaporeSingaporeStartup working on cultivated seafood.Sandhya Sriram, Ka Yi Ling2018https://shiokmeats.com/N/A
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Cubiq FoodsCultivated MeatSpainBarcelonaStartup working on cultivated fat.Andrés Montefeltro, Raquel Revilla2018http://www.cubiqfoods.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/cubiq-foods
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BiftekCultivated Meat; Cell Culture MediaTurkeyGölbaşıStartup working on cultivated meat and serum free cell culture mediaCan Akcali, Erdem Erikci2018http://biftek.co/N/A
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HigherSteaksCultivated MeatUnited KingdomN/ALondonStartup working on cultivated meatBenjamina Bollag, Stephanie Wallis2018https://www.highersteaks.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/higher-steaks
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Balletic FoodsCultivated MeatUnited StatesCASan FranciscoStartup working on cultivated meat.Anita Broellochs2017http://www.balleticfoods.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/balletic-foods
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Fork & GoodeCultivated MeatUnited StatesNYNew YorkStartup working on cultivated meat. Niya Gupta, Gabor Forgacs2018https://www.forkandgoode.com/N/A
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Mission BarnsCultivated MeatUnited StatesCASan FranciscoStartup working on cultivated meat.Eitan Fischer, David Bowman2018https://www.missionbarns.com/N/A
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New Age MeatsCultivated MeatUnited StatesCASan FranciscoStartup working on cultivated meat.Brian Spears, Andra Necula2018http://www.newagemeats.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/new-age-meats
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BlueNaluCultivated seafoodUnited StatesCASan DiegoStartup working on cultivated seafood.Lou Cooperhouse, Chris Somogyi, Chris Dammann2017https://www.bluenalu.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/bluenalu
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Wild Earth (clean meat aspect of business)Cultivated MeatUnited StatesCABerkeleyKoji-based pet food using fermentation platform and c cultivated mouse meat for pet foodRyan Bethencourt2017https://www.wildearthpets.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/wild-earth-104d#section-overview
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Wild TypeCultivated seafoodUnited StatesCASan FranciscoStartup working on cultivated salmonJustin Kolbeck and Aryé Elfenbein2017https://www.thewildtype.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/wild-type
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Finless FoodsCultivated seafoodUnited StatesCASan FranciscoStartup working on cultivated blue fin tuna.Mike Selden, Brian Wyrwas2016https://finlessfoods.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/finless-foods
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Memphis MeatsCultivated MeatUnited StatesCASan Leandrocultivated meat startup with beef, duck, and chicken prototypes achieved.Uma Valeti, Nicholas Genovese, Will Clem2015http://www.memphismeats.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/memphis-meats
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JUST (clean meat aspect of business)Clean meat; Plant-based eggs; Plant-based dairyUnited StatesCASan FranciscoPlant-based company with a clean meat arm. Plant-based products include mayos, salad dressings, and a liquid egg scramble. Josh Tetrick, Josh Balk2011https://www.ju.st/en-ushttps://www.crunchbase.com/organization/just-inc
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Lab Farm FoodsCultivated MeatUnited StatesNew YorkNew YorkStartup working on cultivated meatDave Schnettler, Tiziano Barberi2019https://www.labfarmfoods.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/lab-farm-foods
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Alife FoodsCultivated MeatGermanySachsenLeipzigStartup working on cultivated meat processing, refinement & brandingSteffen Sonnenberg, Dat Tran, Joe Natoli, Bernd Boeck2019http://alifefoods.de/en/
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Cell Ag Techcultivated seafoodCanadaOntarioTorontoStartup working on cultivated meat brandJosh Pollack, Valentin Fulga2018https://cellagtech.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/cell-ag-tech#section-overview
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MeaTechCultivated MeatIsraelNess Ziona3D printed cultivated meat startup2019http://www.meatech3d.com/
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TurtleTree LabsCultivated DairySingaporeSingaporeStartup working on cultivated dairyFengru Lin, Mkulima Britt, Max Rye2019https://turtletreelabs.com/
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Back of the Yards Algae Sciences (part of a larger business)Cell Culture Media, plant-based foodsUnited StatesILChicagoStartup working on algae-based cell culture mediaLeonard Lerer2018https://www.algaesciences.com/
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Incuvers (part of a larger business)IncubatorsCanadaOntarioOttawaStartup working on cell incubators for cultivated meat and other applications Sebastian Hadjiantoniou. Andrew Pelling2018https://incuvers.com/
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SunP Biotech (part of a larger business)3D printersUnited States/ChinaCherry Hill/BeijingStartup working on bioprinters/bioink for cultivated meat and other applicationsWei Sun2014https://sunpbiotech.com/
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BIOMILQCultivated dairyUnited StatesNCDurhamStartup working on cultivated human breast milk for infantsMichelle Egger, Leila Strickland2019https://www.biomilq.com/
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Because AnimalsCultivated meatUnited StatesPAPhiladelphiaStartup working on cultivated meat pet foodShannon Falconer, Joshua Errett2019https://becauseanimals.com/
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Cultured BloodCell culture mediaNetherlandsEindhovenStartup working on manufacturing cultivated blood for the meat industryRobert ten Hoor2019http://culturedblood.com/
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Atlast Food Co/ ExcellScaffolding and StructureUnited StatesNew YorkGreen IslandStartup working on mycelium scaffolds for plant based and cultivated meatEben Bayer, Gavin McIntyre, Steve Lomnes, Russell Hazen, Andy Bass, Alex Carlton2019https://www.excell.bio/
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Agulos Biotech (part of a larger business)Cell culture mediaUnited StatesWILake MillsStartup developing Simulated Platelet Lysate (porcine) as a replacement for FBS.Jonathan Irwin2017http://agulosbiotech.com/
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Matrix MeatsScaffolding and StructureUnited StatesOHColumbusStartup making 3D nanofiber tubes for cultivated meat productionEric Jenkusky, Jed Johnson, Ross Kayuha, Flavio Lobato2019https://www.matrixmeats.com/
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Cellular Agriculture Ltd.Cultivated MeatUnited KingdomCarmarthenshireStartup working on cultivated meatIlltud Dunsford, Marianne Ellis2016https://www.cellularagriculture.co.uk/
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Ospin Modular Bioprocessing (part of a larger business)BioreactorsGermanyBerlinBerlinStartup providing bioreactor systems for cultivated meat and tissue engineering uses Jan Saam2014https://ospin.de/
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Celltainer Biotech BV (part of a larger business)BioreactorsNetherlandsWinterswijk BrinkheurneStartup building bioreactors for cell culture and microbial fermentationNico Oosterhuis2015http://celltainer.com/
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Biocellion (part of a larger business)SoftwareUnited StatesWASeattlecell culture modeling software to expedite cultivated meat R&DSimon Kahan2013https://biocellion.com/
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Luyef BiotechnologiesCell Culture MediaChileSantiagoB2B research & development to support the cultivated meat industryKris Blanchard Tapia, Maria Soledad Gutiérrez, Randall Cossio, Andrea Villanueva2019https://www.luyef.com/
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Peace of MeatCultivated MeatBelgiumFlandersCultivated ingredient house based on a cellular platform with cultivated fat and liver as first productsDirk von Heinrichshorst, David Brandes, Eva Sommer2019http://peace-of-meat.com/https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/peace-of-meat
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ArtMeatCultivated meatRussiaKazanStartup working on cultivated horse and sturgeon cellsAskar Latyshev, Albert Rizvanov, Elena Zakirova2019http://artmeat.pro/
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CellulaREvolutionBioreactorsUnited KingdomNewcastleStartup working on bioreactor systems for cultivated meatLeo Groenewegen, Martina Niotto, Che Cannon2019https://cellularevolution.co.uk/
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Vivax Bio (part of a larger business)3D BioprintingUnited StatesNew YorkNew YorkStartup working on 3D bioprinting solutions for cultivated meatYakov Balahovsky 2018http://www.vivaxbio.com/
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Cellivate TechnologiesCell Culture MediaSingaporeSingaporeCellivate Technologies is a spin-off from the National University of Singapore. We've developed and patented a nanotechnology that enable cells to adhere better and accelerate their growth, while maintaining vital cellular markers. According to the cell type, cells proliferate 2x to 4x faster on our surfaces. We're in the process of translating this technology onto different types of microcarriers, for large scale applications.Viknish Krishnan-Kutty, Tirumalai Venkatesan
2019www.cellivate.xyz
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NUProtein Co., Ltd
Cell Culture MediaJapanHyogoTokushimaProviding extremely low cost plant-based synthetic proteins for cultured media, such as growth factors and myoglobin of any animals from wheat germ.
Masataka Minami
2019https://nuprotein.jp/en
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Cultured DecadenceCultivated SeafoodUnited StatesWIMadisonCultured Decadence is a cellular aquaculture startup creating novel methods to make crustacean products using cell culture and tissue engineering techniques.John Pattison, Ian Johnson2020https://www.cultureddecadence.com/
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Mzansi Meat CoCultivated MeatSouth AfricaJohannesburgStartup working on cultivated beef and chickenJay Van Der Walt, Brett Thompson2020http://mzansimeat.co/
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Pristine Pet FoodCultivated MeatUnited StatesCACultivated meat for pet foodDiana Marmostein2020https://www.pristinepetfood.com/
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Tiamat SciencesCell Culture MediaBelgiumBrusselsPlant-based growth factors, cell culture media & proteins for cellular agriculture France-Emmanuelle Adil, Clément Carlier2019www.tiamat-sciences.com/
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Defined Bioscience, IncCell Culture MediaUnited StatesCASan DiegoiPSC culture media with all defined components, and culture-based meat solutions.Steven Rees2019www.definedbioscience.com
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Orbillion BioCultivated MeatUnited StatesCABerkeleyCultivated meat startup working on heritage meatsPatricia Bubner and 2 undisclosed co-founders2019https://www.orbillion.com/
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Boston MeatsScaffolding and StructureUnited StatesMABostonTexture for cultivated meat Christophe Chantre2020http://bostonmeats.com/
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Novel FarmsScaffolding and StructureUnited StatesCABerkeley3D scaffolds for marbled cultivated meat
Nieves Martinez Marshall2020https://www.novelfarms.co/
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SingCellCultivated MeatSingaporeSingaporeclean meat contract manufacturing organisation (CDMO). The company has a proprietary scalable bioprocessing technology spun out of A*STAR to manufacture various types of stem cells. SingCell partners with clean meat and plant-based meat companies to manufacture fat and muscle cells for their products.Karolis Rosickas, Steve Oh, Colby Colasanto2020https://www.linkedin.com/company/singcell/
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Core BiogenesisCell Culture MediaFranceParisPlant based expression mechanism for cultivated meat growth factors Alexandre Reeber, Chouaib Meziadi2020https://www.corebiogenesis.com/
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BioBetter (part of a larger business)Cell Culture MediaIsraelKryat ShmonaTobacco-plant-based expression mechanism for cultivated meat growth factors Oded Shoseyov2015https://www.linkedin.com/company/biobetter/about/
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Like FoodsCultivated MeatChinaCultivated seafood with 3D printing technology2020https://www.likefoods.co/
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Bluu BiosciencesCultivated MeatGermanyBerlinCultivated seafood (fish)Sebastian Rakers, Ines Schiller2020http://www.bluu.bio/
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TeOraCell Culture MediaSingaporeSingaporeProducing cultivated meat growth factors with microbial optimization platformRishita Changede2019https://teora.life/
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Bruno CellCultivated MeatItalyTrentoFinances and manages research projects at acquiring know-how and patenting optimized proliferation processesStefano Lattanzi2020https://www.brunocell.com/
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B.I.F.ECultivated MeatArgentinaBuenos AiresInternal startup of Argentinian pharma company dedicated to cell-based meat.Juan Craveri, Laura Correa2016http://bife.net.ar/home/
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MyoworksScaffolding and StructureIndiaNashikEdible scaffolds for cultivated meatShubhankar Takle2017https://www.linkedin.com/in/shubhankar-takle-007a47a9/
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Hoxton FarmsCultivated MeatUnited KingdomLondonStartup working on cultivated meat.
Max Jamilly, Ed Steele
2020www.hoxtonfarms.com
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ORF GeneticsCell Culture MediaIcelandKópavogurORF Genetics is a pioneer in barley plant biotechnology committed to developing innovative, economically viable and enabling solutions to produce recombinant proteins in a more efficient and safer manner for biopharma, cell cultured meat market and stem cell technology research
Björn Örvar, Júlíus B. Kristinsson, Einar Mäntylä
2001https://orfgenetics.com/
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Gaia FoodsSingaporeSingaporeWe are vertically integrated Cultivated red meat startup focused on producing meat for asian consumers.Vinayaka Srinivas
2019gaiafoods.xyz
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