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Roslin Tech to participate in Scottish Government COP28 Net Zero delegation

Scottish Cabinet Secretary Announces Net Zero Business Delegation for COP28  Leading cell provider to the cultivated meat industry, Roslin Tech, is to participate in Scotland’s delegation to COP28 to showcase the country’s ambition and expertise in net zero. The Scottish delegation, supported by Scottish Development International and the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, will be aligned […]

Roslin Tech have strong presence at ISCCM9

The Roslin Tech team are attending the ninth International Scientific Conference on Cultured Meat in Maastricht in October 2023. 📣 Sheena Fraser will be giving an oral presentation this morning on media optimisation for pluripotent stem cells  📣 Joe Mee and Madeleine Carter will be available in the poster sessions to present on adipocyte differentiation and a comparison of ovine ESCs […]

SVP Sheena Fraser to join FPP Live in Amsterdam

Are you planning to attend The Future of Protein Production LIVE! Conference & Exhibition, taking place on 11/12 October at RAI Amsterdam in the Netherlands? Our SVP  Sheena Fraser will be joining a fascinating panel discussion, 'Transitioning from hybrid to full-tissue alternative protein products by 2030'. She is one of +65 speakers participating in Europe's […]
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Roslin Technologies, a life science company in Edinburgh focused on cultivated meat, is pleased to announcethe appointment of Dr Deepika Rajesh to the role of Chief Scientific Officer. Deepika brings a wealth of stem cell experience to the company. Her appointment reflects Roslin Technologies’ commitment to advancing its animal stem cell platform for the emerging cultivated meat sector and ensures that robust […]

Roslin Tech a Wired Trailblazer 2023

Our COO, John Clinkenbeard, was in Glasgow this morning (19th September) as part of the 2023 Wired Consulting Trailblazer Programme for 2023. Sponsored by HSBC the Trailblazer Programme to shine a light on innovative, mid-sized businesses that are leading the way in delivering positive economic and societal outcomes. The Glasgow event, chaired by Mark Logan, […]

Roslin Tech to present at Cell Agri Portugal

We are delighted to announce that a key member of the Roslin Tech Cell Innovation team, Dr Ana Almeida will be at the inaugural Cell Agri Portugal conference from 7-8 September. Designed to foster the collaborative development of cellular agriculture and share the latest scientific and innovative advancements related to cellular agriculture products the conference […]


Edinburgh-based food tech company, Roslin Technologies, is delighted to welcome Philippine-based Kickstart Ventures, through the Ayala Corporation Technology Innovation Venture (ACTIVE) Fund, as an investor in the Company to support its mission to become the leading provider of animal cell lines to the global cultivated meat industry.  Cultivated meat is meat grown directly from animal cells without the […]

Roslin Technologies scientists to present at Cultivate UK

Three of our brilliant scientists will be presenting at the Cultivate UK conference in Bath on 20th June. Dr Ana Almeida will be giving a presentation on our Ovine stem cells and the their characterisation and potential of induced pluripotent stem cells and embryonic stem cells for cultivated lamb production. Sara Ho will be presenting […]

Made in Scotland Awards 2023 announce Roslin Tech as finalist

Scottish Business Insider have today announced the finalists for the 2023 Made in Scotland innovation awards. Roslin Technologies have been confirmed as a finalist for the Life Science Company of the Year. The awards ceremony will take place in Glasgow on 18th May 2023.

Roslin Tech wins Scottish Life Science Innovation Award

Roslin Technologies Chief Operating Officer, John Clinkenbeard and VP of Cell Innovation Joe Mee were delighted to be presented with the Scottish Life Science Award for Innovation - Animal Health, Agritech and Aquaculture on 16th March 2023. The Award recognised the innovative approach as well as the potential impact and scale up opportunities.

Roslin Tech senior team head state-side for Future Food Tech San Francisco

Next month, our Chief Executive, Ernst van Orsouw, and Chief Commercial Officer, Tom Phillips, will be heading to California to attending Future Food Tech San Francisco. The summit, which takes place on the 16th and 17th of March and has become a global hub for the food technology industry - connecting 1500 international food brands, ingredient […]

Roslin Tech feature in Protein Production Technology International

The January/February 2023 edition of Protein Production Technology International has a deep dive into the world of Cultured Meats and features start ups including Ivy Farms, Bright BioTech and Bluu Seafood as well as Roslin Technologies. The ten page feature highlights many of the technological advances being made to drive the cultivated meat industry from […]

Roslin Tech to attend Meat Evolution Summit

Our Chief Commercial Officer, Tom Phillips, will be attending the Meat Evolution Summit in Berlin next month. The summit, which takes place on the 15th and 16th of February will bring together decision makers from prominent to small-sized manufacturers, commercial producers, investors, cutting-edge technology providers, intellectuals, brands and future food vanguards who want to increase […]

Roslin Tech shortlisted for two Scottish Life Science Awards

Roslin Technologies have been announced as finalists in two categories at the Scottish Life Science Awards. The Rising Stars: Extraordinary Talent Award category recognises founders or leaders of early-stage life science businesses which demonstrate significant potential to become successful global companies. The Innovation - Animal Health, Agritech and Aquaculture (AAA) award recognises individuals organisations responsible […]

Season's Greetings

2022 has been a momentous year at Roslin Technologies. From winning Innovator of the Year at the Made in Scotland awards in Spring to featuring on the BBC - not just once but twice !  We also successfully closed our Series A raise and then expanded our team to thirty passionate and dedicated people, all working together on the science of sustainable protein.  […]

RoslinTech strengthen leadership team with three new appointments

The Roslin Technologies leadership team has been strengthened following the successful close of our SeriesA funding as announced on 3rd November 2022. Dr Britt Tye has been appointed Head of Quality to drive the quality assurance and quality control processes for the development and expansion of cell lines. Dr Tye was previously with Censo Biotechnologies […]

Cultivated chicken gets the green light in the USA

Congratulations to our friends at UPSIDE Foods on today's major milestone in bringing cultivated meat closer to consumers - an endorsement that there are no concerns over food safety. After the initial approval in Singapore in December 2020 it is very exciting to see that a globally leading regulator has come to the same conclusion - that […]

Tackling the climate crisis

Roslin Tech are one of 12 staff and student companies from the University of Edinburgh selected by commercialisation centre, Edinburgh Innovations seen to be committed to delivering solutions to the global climate crisis. Check out the other 11 companies on the Edinburgh Innovations website.

Roslin Tech feature in BBC Scotland documentary

The Roslin Tech team were delighted to welcome BBC Scotland and presenter Judith Ralston as part of their pre-COP27 programme "Can we still save the planet". The programme can still available on iPlayer here.

RoslinTech closes seriesA funding round

3 November 2022 ROSLIN TECH CLOSES SERIES A FUNDING ROUND Roslin Tech, an Edinburgh-based food & ag tech company, is pleased to announce the closing of its series A capital raise led by Novo Holdings, a leading international life sciences investor. This £11 million funding round will fuel the company’s next wave of growth in its mission to become the leading provider of animal cell lines to the emerging cultivated meat sector. Cultivated meat is meat grown directly from animal cells without the need to raise animals. Cultivated meat […]

Bringing home the bacon

Researchers make meaty breakthrough to support cultivated pork production Project could lay the foundations for the development of nascent industry in the UK Researchers in Scotland have taken a big step forward in demonstrating the cost-effective scale-up of pig cell lines for cultivated – or lab-grown – meat production, addressing key challenges for the industry […]

Roslin Technologies on the BBC

Tune in to catch a full feature focused on our world leading iPS cells.
Made in Scotland Awards

Made in Scotland Awards winners

Roslin Technologies wins Innovator of the Year award, May 2022.

State of the Industry Report: 2021 (Cultivated Meat)

Featured in The Good Food Institute's State of the Industry report for 2021, released April 2022.

Brave New Meat: The Tech Revolution in Cultivated Protein

Listen to our CEO, Ernst van Orsouw, on the Brave New Meat podcast, February 2022.

Roslin Technologies Makes FoodTech 500 2021 List

Featured in the FoodTech 500 2021 list for the second year in a row, February 2022.

Roslin Tech Selected to Pitch at Good Food Conference 2021

Roslin Tech was delighted to be one of 12 companies pitching at the Good Food Conference 2021.

Alternative Protein Sources: Cultivated Meat

Cultivated meat is often placed in a markedly separate box to insect protein. Combine these two alternative protein sources with plant-based production, and these make up the three main methods aiming to take a bite out of the traditional protein market.

Roslin Technologies Names Ernst van Orsouw as CEO in commercialisation drive

We are pleased to welcome our new CEO, Ernst van Orsouw, as we accelerate the commercialisation of our cutting-edge technology solutions.

Welcoming a New Face to the Roslin Technologies Board

We are delighted to welcome Professor Bruce Whitelaw to the Roslin Technologies Board of Directors.

The Bridge Between Cellular Agriculture and Animal Therapies

The Cellular Agriculture and Animal Therapies industries operate in two very disparate spheres. How can these sectors be brought together?

Cellular Agriculture: How Does Cell Culturing Work?

Understanding what cell culturing in is vital for the cellular agriculture industry. From cell isolation to the media used, learn more now.

Cellular Agriculture: Costs

Why are costs so high for the cultivated meat industry? What adds to the expense of sector, and how can they be minimised?

Cellular Agriculture: Environmental Impacts

For the cultivated meat industry, the environmental impact of production and how to minimise it is an important issue.

Roslin Technologies Makes FoodTech 500 2020 List

We're delighted to have made it onto the prestigious FoodTech 500 list of companies.

CSO Jacqui Matthews on the Potential of Cellular Agriculture

CSO Jacqui Matthews delivered a strong statement of support to those exploring the potential of cellular agriculture as a way of overcoming global food shortages in years to come.

Roslin Tech’s Commitment to Cultivated Meat

There are key challenges in the sourcing of commercially viable cell lines - and our iPS cells offer strong foundations for your consumer products.

Likarda renews partnership with Roslin Tech on canine stem cells

Roslin Tech and Likarda have extended our commercial partnership for canine iPS cell lines.

Roslin Technologies Establishes Animal Cells Laboratory

Roslin Technologies is well on its way to delivering cutting-edge animal cells technology to market with the establishment of a scientific team.
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