Meatable: Cell-based meat startup secures $47m Series A for scalable technology

Co-founders De Nood (L) and Luining © Meatable

The Dutch startup offers a pioneering technology for quickly scaling cell-based meat production while eliminating the need for animal-derived growth media

The race is on in the increasingly crowded cell-based meat space to provide an affordable, industrially scalable production method, but cultured meat production now relies on the use of expensive Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) as the culture media. Also, FBS is derived from blood collected from the calves of pregnant dairy cows at slaughter, but eliminating animal cruelty is a key tenet of cell-based meat production.Dutch startup Meatable has developed a feasible solution to these problems using a cell-programming technology called OPTi-OX developed in 2014, which, in turn, was based on Nobel Prize-...
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