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TCES Net workshop: Cultured Meat

Vanessa Benjamin and her team would like to welcome you to their TCES workshop to be held in February. Please see below for details, and register here:

Applying cell and tissue engineering to the scalable production of cultured meats

Description: A Tissue and Cell Engineering Society (TCES) sponsored meeting providing networking opportunities for early career researchers and others to liaise with industry stakeholders working in the growing cultured meat space. This action-oriented meeting is designed to bring together an interdisciplinary group of academics and industry to develop collaborative initiatives around BBSRC’s call around novel food production systems.

15th February 2023

The Workshop in The Catalyst
3 Helix Science Square

Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TG

Registration is FREE. Kindly register here

  Session I – General Introduction to cell-cultured meats  
09:30 – 10:00Welcome: tea/refreshments
10:00 – 10:10Welcome, Introduction to the day Che Connon, Professor of Tissue Engineering, Newcastle University
10:10 – 10:25Tissue and cell engineering and its potential for food production Dr. Ricardo Gouveia, co-Founder & CSO, 3D Bio-Tissues Ltd.
10:25 – 10:40A regional overview of potential cell-cultured meat stakeholders Che Connon, Professor of Tissue Engineering, Newcastle University
10:40 – 11:00Coffee/Tea break, Networking
  Session II – Working session  
11:00 – 11:15First meeting synopsis and details on BBSRC’s call Vanessa Benjamin, PhD student, Newcastle University
11:15 – 12:00Guided small group activity – Part I Defining industry challenges & skills present
12:00 – 13:00Lunch/Networking
13:00 – 13:45Guided small group activity – Part II Aligning work packages identified from previous session with detailed discussions of project ideas, identification of project objectives, assignment of tasks and timelines to submission.
13:45 – 14:00Feedback from small groups and next steps