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Financial Post

Business Wire - September 28, 2022

BioAlberta announced the recipients of its 2022 Achievement Awards in recognition of the outstanding contributions of the individuals and companies whose innovation and achievements have contributed to the growing success of Alberta’s life sciences sector.

UCalgary News

Haskayne School of Business Staff - September 20, 2022

UCalgary program aims to support high-growth companies that want to grow five times their revenue, capital or team. Future Fields joins seven other cleantech companies in the inaugural cohort.

NATIONAL OBSERVER

Kat Eschner - July 19, 2022

By 2030, growing meat cells in vats and cultivating animal proteins using modified micro-organisms could make a $7.5-billion and 86,000 jobs annual contribution to Canada’s economy — about the size of the fishing and seafood industry.

FOODNAVIGATOR-US

Elaine Watson - February 14, 2022

Right now, the pricier components of growth media – the nutrient-rich broth used to feed cells that will turn into cultivated meat – are typically produced by armies of microbes engineered to churn out recombinant proteins in big steel bioreactors. Could the humble fruit fly help transform the economics of cell-cultured meat?

EDIFY EDMONTON

Caroline Barlott - November 1, 2021

Anderson-Baron left her social justice work to focus full-time on an industry she believes has the potential to dramatically improve food security while mitigating the effects of climate change.

AG FUNDER

Jack Ellis - July 15, 2021

Future Fields recently unveiled what it has dubbed the ‘EntoEngine.’ It’s a biotech platform using fruit flies to produce custom growth factors.

FOOTPRINT COALITION

FootPrint Coalition - May 2021

Ironman is fighting for a green future.

VEGCONOMIST

Vegconomist Editor - March 31, 2021

Future Fields, a Canadian cell-cultured startup based in Edmonton, has raised US$2.2M from three American venture capital firms — Bee Partners, Pioneer Fund, and Narrative Fund. Several private investors also contributed.

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA

Keri Sweetman - March 31, 2021

A fast-growing Edmonton startup company in the cellular agriculture sector received US$2.2 million from three U.S. venture capital firms and a number of private investors.

EDMONTON GLOBAL

Sherri Bouslama - March 30, 2021

Concerned about the environmental impact of traditional agriculture, and with a view to solving some of the world’s biggest challenges around food security, they believe that cellular agriculture can provide the solutions.

TAPROOT EDMONTON

Jackson Spring - February 26, 2021

On Feb. 25, the Edmonton-based company announced it had raised US$2.2 million in seed money, coinciding with the shipment of its first commercial product: a proprietary version of the FGF2 growth factor protein.

NATURE

Ellie Dolgin - December 9, 2020

Laboratory-grown meat has been stuck in the experimental stage. For it to become a commercially viable industry, tissue needs to be grown efficiently at scale.

TECHCRUNCH

Jonathan Shieber - August 2, 2020

The husband and wife duo of Matt and Jalene Anderson-Baron were waiting for Timbits and coffee and talking about the technology behind their startup, Future Fields, when Jalene suggested a possible new growth medium.

CTV NEWS

Nicole Weisberg - June 18, 2020

"After developing our own technology, we decided that this was something that could really help every company in the industry.”

FUTURECITE

Futurecite Editor - January 28, 2020

Matt talks about the “Eureka Moment” that convinced him to take the leap from academic cell biology research into entrepreneurship.

CLEANTECHNICA

Erika Clugston - December 27, 2019

Future Fields is a startup working to produce a clean and affordable alternative to FBS, and wants to share it with the entire cellular agriculture industry.

EDIFY EDMONTON

Austen Lee - October 29, 2019

A self-proclaimed “diehard Edmontonian,” Anderson-Baron finds balance in community, and a support system of local entrepreneurs that keep him motivated.


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About Future Fields

Future Fields is committed to producing sustainable components for science through insect biotechnology. Its EntoEngine™ platform is the first to harness the genetic prowess of fruit flies to produce Earth’s most environmentally and economically sustainable biomolecules. Founded in 2018, Future Fields is headquartered in Edmonton, Canada, and proudly supported by investors such YCombinator, Bee Partners, and Pioneer Fund.

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