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Partnership aims to move the future of food from petri dish to protein

New institute to be located at the U of A’s Agri-Food Discovery Place will shape the future of cellular agriculture in Canada.

The University of Alberta and New Harvest Canada are developing the Institute of Cellular Agriculture in conjunction with Cult Food Science. 


This innovative strategic partnership will provide infrastructure, support and funding opportunities for innovators and researchers. The institute will be a platform for new ventures and intellectual property development focused on creating the future of food through cellular agriculture. In addition to the support and development of ground-breaking venture opportunities, the associated partnership will facilitate collaboration to develop and rapidly commercialize promising technology across a national network.

Located at the University of Alberta’s Agri-Food Discovery Place, the partnership will develop new companies focused on cellular agriculture research and innovation and provide work-integrated learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students who will support this emerging industry. 

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