Panel Discussion: State of the industry – investment landscape in 2024
About the Session
Featuring industry experts, this panel discussion is perfect for investors seeking promising opportunities in the alternative protein space, entrepreneurs in the alt-protein sector seeking funding and partnerships, food and beverage companies exploring alternative protein options, and policymakers and stakeholders shaping the future of sustainable food systems. Our panel will dive into the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping this rapidly evolving sector, so by attending you will hear from leading experts as they discuss the investment climate driving the future of sustainable protein. They will unpack the current state of investment in plant-based, cultivated meat, and fermentation-derived proteins, and analyze key trends, highlighting factors influencing investor decisions, including market growth, regulatory developments, and consumer preferences. They will also debate the hurdles hindering wider investment, such as cost reduction and scaling production. Focusing on investment strategies, they will explore diverse investment approaches tailored to different stages of development and technologies. They will highlight the role of investors in driving sustainability, accessibility, and ethical practices within the industry, and explore how partnerships between investors, startups, and established players can accelerate progress.