Tag: Israel

Aquarius Engines extends R&D deal with US Army for five more years

Aquarius Engines extends R&D deal with US Army for five more years

August 9, 2022 |

In Israel, Aquarius Engines says its research and development deal with the United States Army via the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) signed in March 2020 has now been extended by an additional five years until July 2027. Aquarius Engines invented, developed, and manufacture lightweight super-efficient linear engines based on the company’s proprietary technology, that […]

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Designers consider a future where homes are grown, not built

Designers consider a future where homes are grown, not built

July 25, 2022 |

In Israel, a group of designers have created an exhibit showcasing structures made by 3D-printing soil and seeds.  Dubbed “To Grow a Building” and presented at Jerusalem Design Week 2022, the budding buildings are made by a custom robotic arm. As the roots set the walls, the seeds sprout on the outside to create an […]

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Brevel raises $8.4M seed round on path to become the leading alternative protein

Brevel raises $8.4M seed round on path to become the leading alternative protein

June 13, 2022 |

In Israel, leading microalgae-based alternative protein company, Brevel, raised $8.4 million in a Seed funding round, which will be utilized to build a commercial pilot factory which will serve as the basis for scaling brevel’s proprietary technology and enhancing R & D capabilities. The alternative-protein’s dedicated investors include FoodHack, Good Startup VC, Tet Ventures and […]

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Israel startup E-FISHient targets cultivated tilapia

Israel startup E-FISHient targets cultivated tilapia

May 2, 2022 |

In Israel, a new cultivated seafood startup has been spun out of a collaboration between publicly traded investment fund BioMeat Foodtech and Volcani Institute, a governmental organization of Israel’s Ministry of Agriculture.  Dubbed E-FISHient, the company is first targeting Nile tilapia cultivated without the use of animal serum. Nile tilapia is among the most common […]

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Space steaks: Elon Musk’s aerospace firm takes cultivated cow cells to ISS

Space steaks: Elon Musk’s aerospace firm takes cultivated cow cells to ISS

April 11, 2022 |

In Israel, cultivated meat cells from Aleph Farms have been taken to the International Space Station, courtesy of Elon Musk’s SpaceX aerospace firm.  The goal is to evaluate the effects of low gravity on growing such cells. Favorable results would be good news for an eventual Mars mission, which has to address the problem of […]

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Rabbis okay cheeseburgers from cultivated meat

Rabbis okay cheeseburgers from cultivated meat

March 21, 2022 |

In Israel, a group of rabbis has said cheeseburgers made from lab-grown meat is kosher, having determined that the nascent technology does not constitute real meat.   Kosher rules ordinarily prohibits the pairing of any meat and dairy product. World Israel News reports that it was determined that products based on cows’ pre-embryonic cells and grown […]

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Got (cultivated) milk? Israel’s Remilk raises $120 million

Got (cultivated) milk? Israel’s Remilk raises $120 million

January 10, 2022 |

In Israel, cultivated milk protein firm Remilk has raised $120 million in an oversubscribed Series B funding. Founded in 2019, Remilk uses fermentation to manufacture proteins identical to those in dairy products but with 1% of the land requirement and 96% fewer greenhouse gas emissions.   “It is essential for the future of our planet […]

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Future Meat raises $347 million to build US cultivated meat facility

Future Meat raises $347 million to build US cultivated meat facility

December 20, 2021 |

In Israel, cultivated meat maker Future Meat has raised a whopping $347 million in a Series B funding, which it will use to build a production facility in the US and bring lab-grown meat to US market in 2022. Several sources say the fund raise is the largest for a cultivated meat producer to date. […]

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MeaTech 3D unveils largest cultured steak to date

MeaTech 3D unveils largest cultured steak to date

December 13, 2021 |

In Israel, cultivated steak producer MeaTech 3D announced that it has successfully “printed” a 3.67-ounce cut of beef without adding any soy or pea protein.  To produce the steak—which the company believes is the largest created to date—MeaTech 3D isolated and grew bovine stem cells from tissue samples. Once sufficient numbers were achieved, the cells […]

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Israel’s Herzog claims first president to try cultivated meat

Israel’s Herzog claims first president to try cultivated meat

November 1, 2021 |

In Israel, Isaac Herzog has become the first president to try cultivated meat. At a National Climate Strategy hype event ahead of Herzog’s departure to the COP26 meeting, the president ate cultivated chicken produced by Future Meat.  He called it “amazingly delicious” and emphasized the importance of taking advantage of COP26 meeting to showcase Israel’s […]

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