Tag: Israel

Israeli startup using algae to solve fashion’s environmental woes

Israeli startup using algae to solve fashion’s environmental woes

October 18, 2021 |

In Israel, a startup is converting algae into natural fibers and dyes in an effort to combat the heavy environmental cost of the fashion industry.  Founded in 2016 by fashion industry veteran Renana Krebs, Algaeing sources its algae from Algatech, another Israeli company that uses solar energy, seaweed, and vertical farming techniques to produce algae. […]

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Ashton Kutcher is the latest celeb to endorse lab-grown meat

Ashton Kutcher is the latest celeb to endorse lab-grown meat

October 11, 2021 |

In Israel, 3D-printed, cultivated meat company MeaTech says it has partnered with actor/model/entrepreneur Ashton Kutcher to accelerate development and commercialization of slaughter-free meat.  Guy Oseary, a talent agent with a client list that includes Madonna and U2, and venture capitalist Effie Epstein are also working with MeaTech.   “We are excited about MeaTech’s innovative technologies, […]

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Peace of Meat reports chicken-free chicken fat milestone

Peace of Meat reports chicken-free chicken fat milestone

September 20, 2021 |

In Israel, cultured meat technology developer MeaTech Group says its Belgian subsidiary Peace of Meat has manufactured 700 grams of animal-free chicken fat in a single production run.  The company is betting on fat to be a key enabler for hybrid meat products, providing the aromas, flavors, and textures of real meat to plant-based meat […]

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Eco Wave Power and The Israeli Ministry of Defense and The Israeli Navy collaborate

Eco Wave Power and The Israeli Ministry of Defense and The Israeli Navy collaborate

August 22, 2021 |

In Sweden, Eco Wave Power Global AB entered into a collaboration agreement with the Procurement Administration in the Israeli Ministry of Defense for the Israeli Navy, to examine the feasibility of installing the Eco Wave Power technology, which turns ocean waves into green electricity, in the Bases of the Navy. According to the terms of […]

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Israeli cultured meat plant can grow equivalent of 250 chickens a day

Israeli cultured meat plant can grow equivalent of 250 chickens a day

June 28, 2021 |

In Israel, Future Meat Technologies has claimed the world’s first cultured meat factory as well as the emerging industry’s most competitive price point—$3.90 for a lab-grown chicken breast.  The new plant at Rehovot has the capacity to produce 1,000 lbs of cultured chicken, pork and lamb daily, roughly the amount of meat gained from raising […]

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Fire up the grill: “Thick meat emulating products” could soon be a reality with bioprinting

Fire up the grill: “Thick meat emulating products” could soon be a reality with bioprinting

June 7, 2021 |

In Israel, cultured meat innovator MeaTech has filed a provisional US patent application for its bioprinting method. The application covers an in situ inkjet printing method in which bioink is deposited with “exceptional control” in multiple layers on sacrificial substrates. MeaTech believes the ability to precisely control droplet size, volume, and placement will enable the […]

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ISS wants to make sure early lunar settlements have hummus

ISS wants to make sure early lunar settlements have hummus

May 10, 2021 |

In Israel, an experiment headed to the International Space Station in 2022 will evaluate the feasibility of growing chickpeas in microgravity.  The goal is to further work by Stanford University and a number of Israeli institutions that applies synthetic biology to stabilize chickpea growth in small ecosystems—with the hopes of eventually sustaining growth on lunar […]

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Cultured milk maker debuts on Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Cultured milk maker debuts on Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

April 26, 2021 |

In Israel, cultured milk producer BioMilk has gone public on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, raising NIS 30 million (US$9.3 million).   Founded in 2018, BioMilk company is developing both cow milk as well as breast milk, including immune-boosting carbohydrates. In February, BioMilk completed a merger with publicly traded shell company Fantasy Network, a publicly-traded […]

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Cultured meat startup files for IPO

Cultured meat startup files for IPO

February 22, 2021 |

Israeli cultured meat firm Meat-Tech 3D has filed for a $29-million initial public offering in the United States.  Founded in 2018, Meat-Tech 3D is working to develop and commercialize 3D bioprinting of cultured meat. Currently listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange under the ticker MEAT, the company’s first target is steak. It plans to […]

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A job well done: Aleph Farms unveils first cultivated Ribeye steak

A job well done: Aleph Farms unveils first cultivated Ribeye steak

February 15, 2021 |

In Israel, cultured meat startup Aleph Farms has unveiled the world’s first cultivated, 3D-printed Ribeye steak. Developed in collaboration with the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering at the Israel Institute of Technology, the steak contains muscle and fat with a structure identical to a steak made from a cow. To make animal-free delicacy, the team bioprinted […]

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