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Wilk Confirms Successful Production Of Human Lactoferrin Proteins In Cultivated Breast Milk Breakthrough

4 Mins Read Israel cell-based breast milk startup Wilk has confirmed a significant breakthrough: the company says it has successfully replicated lactoferrin, a key protein for the development and growth of children and a major step towards being able to offer formula partners access to authentic and vital breast milk components.  The news secures Wilk’s position as one […]

These 5 Alt Breast Milk Startups Could Prevent the Next Baby Formula Shortage

5 Mins Read The current U.S. baby formula shortage has brought into sharp focus a need for alternatives to be brought to market. The U.S. has been attempting to increase its supply of infant nutrition products, but with little success. The result is panic over children’s development and health concerns for those with specific metabolic needs.  Reports of […]

Israel’s Wilk Technologies Earns U.S. Patent Approval For Cultivated Breast and Animal Milk Processes

3 Mins Read U.S. patent approval has been granted to Israel’s Wilk Technologies for its proprietary procedures and technology associated with milk cultivation. The company, formerly known as BioMilk, holds the patent exclusively and it covers both animal and breastmilk production. The startup is in the process of developing methodologies for commercial-scale sustainable milk manufacturing.  Wilk aims to […]

Israeli Startup BioMilk Becomes First Cell-Based Milk Maker To Go Public

4 Mins Read Israeli food tech BioMilk went public on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) this month, becoming the world’s first publicly traded cell-based milk company. The startup produces real cow’s milk and human breast milk directly from cells, and plans to release its first samples over the next two years. BioMilk also revealed it could be […]

TurtleTree Scientific Partners With JSBio For Commercial Scale Cell Culture Media Production

3 Mins Read TurtleTree Scientific, the new venture dedicated to food-grade growth factors launched by Singapore cell-based milk startup TurtleTree Labs, has forged a new strategic partnership with JSBiosciences (JSBio), a cell culture media supplier based out of both the U.S. and China. The collaboration will see JSBio supply clients under TurtleTree with a supply of food-grade basal […]

‘Cell-Based For All’: TurtleTree Scientific & Dyadic To Develop Low-Cost Growth Factors At Scale

3 Mins Read TurtleTree Scientific, the new venture dedicated to food-grade growth factors launched by Singapore cell-based milk startup TurtleTree Labs, has just announced a strategic partnership with biotech leader Dyadic International to develop a range of recombinant proteins growth factors that can be produced at high-yields and for a low-cost. TurtleTree says that this could mean not […]

TurtleTree Scientific: Singapore Cell-Based Startup To Bring Cost-Effective Growth Factors To Other Market Players

4 Mins Read Singapore cell-based startup TurtleTree Labs has announced the launch of a new venture dedicated to the development of food-grade growth factors. Called TurtleTree Scientific, the team will work with other cell-based meat players and bring its expertise in cost-efficient cell culture media and growth factors to accelerate the path to market.  Announced on Wednesday (January […]

TurtleTree Labs Closes Oversubscribed US$6.2M Pre-A Round For Lab-Grown Breast Milk

4 Mins Read TurtleTree Labs, the world’s first startup to develop lab-grown milk with the same composition as real dairy milk without any cows, has just announced the closing of an oversubscribed US$6.2 million Pre-A funding round. The Singapore-based startup says it will be using the capital to accelerate its research and production of cell-based human milk targeted […]

TurtleTree Labs Awarded S$1M By Temasek Foundation For Lab-Grown Milk From All Mammals

3 Mins Read Singapore-based startup TurtleTree Labs has recently been awarded S$1 million (US$718,800) by Temasek Foundation after winning The Liberty Challenge 2020. The prize money will help the company develop a pilot product in Singapore and to scale-up its biotechnology solution for slaughter-free lab-grown milk with full functionality from all mammals.  The challenge, which was presented by […]

Singapore FoodTech Raises US$3.2M Seed To Scale Lab-Grown Breast Milk, Green Monday Backs Startup

4 Mins Read Singapore-based biotechnology startup TurtleTree Labs has just announced fresh funding from global investors, including Hong Kong’s Green Monday Ventures, the investment arm of plant-based disruptor Green Monday. The company is the one of the first in the world to develop cultivated milk without the need of animals and is focusing on high-value, nutritionally-matched human breast […]

Singapore’s TurtleTree Labs Is Launching Lab-Grown Breast Milk By 2021

3 Mins Read Singapore startup TurtleTree Labs, the makers of dairy milk without cows, will be launching lab-grown breast milk by 2021. Originally only focused on disrupting the unsustainable dairy farming industry with their lab-grown cow’s milk, the startup is now looking to work with major formula brands to produce human breast milk to have a positive impact […]