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Cultivated Meat

UK Government Invests £12M into Cellular Agriculture Manufacturing Hub in “Seismic Move”

The UK government has announced an investment of £12 million into a new initiative — the Cellular Agriculture Manufacturing Hub (CARMA) — to help the country lead the world in delivering secure food supplies. Led by the University of Bath, the cell ag hub will help British scientists and companies make cultivated meat at scale. The initiative aims to transform meat production into an environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable model in which novel manufacturing systems complement traditional food production. Feeding a growing population The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), has funded the Cellular Agriculture Manufacturing Hub. It is the largest single investment the UK government has made into sustainable proteins, as part of £120 million earmarked for R&D …