The Wageningen [alt.] protein project


Initiative for a sustainable food system

Who are we?

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The Wageningen [alt.] Protein Project is a student organization working towards expanding alternative protein research and education opportunities at our university, as well as creating a vibrant collective of students eager to learn more about this exciting new field.

We are based at Wageningen University, one of the world’s leading agricultural, food science, and life science universities.

Our Focus

Three alternative protein types:

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Plant-based

Plant proteins processed to mimic the taste and texture of animal protein

Plants

Fermentation-derived

Production of animal protein using microbes as cell factories

Plants

Cell-cultured

Animal cells grown in bioreactors to produce genuine animal protein

Plants

Our mission is to help the world transition to alternative protein.

We are achieving this through:

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Education

Facilitating the creation of courses that provide students with the skills necessary to navigate the coming agricultural revolution

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Industry

Working with industry partners to share knowledge practical knowledge with students, and in turn help them to source talent

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Research

Promoting open access research into the science of alt. protein by students and faculty

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Community

Communicating exciting research to the public and creating a vibrant community of alt. protein enthusiasts

Our Team

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Julie

Julie

Shan

Shan

Anna

Anna

Nike

Nike

Aditya

Aditya

Working with

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  • The good food institute
  • wageningen university and research
Do you want to work with us? Send your Details.