While Israeli tech overall experienced a 42 percent decrease between 2021 and 2022, investments in food tech companies fell by just 18 percent, according to The Good Food Institute (GFI) Israel.
And Israel is accelerating its efforts to research alternative proteins. In 2022, the Technion, in Haifa, announced the establishment of the world’s first multidisciplinary research centre for alternative proteins, with a five-year budget of $20 million.
Together with three other Israeli academic institutions (Tel-Hai College, Tel Aviv University, and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) it also opened alternative protein courses covering both their scientific and industrial aspects..
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