Newlab seeks to establish foothold in the laboratory-grown meat industry

New York City is considering how it could play a role in the growing cellular agricultural industry—the sector working to produce lab-grown meat and other animal products, without the animals—through the launch of an exploratory program at Newlab, the multidisciplinary technology center at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

The Newlab Cellular Agriculture Venture Studio plans to recruit a handful of would-be entrepreneurs to research, define and eventually launch a set of business-to-business companies that could make a play from their perch in New York City, according to Clair Purcell, chief venture builder at Newlab. The Cult Food Science investment platform in Vancouver, British Columbia, is collaborating with and advising

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