MeaTech 3D: Patent Granted for Physical Manipulation of Cultured Muscle Tissue – Form 6-K
MeaTech Obtains Patent for Physical Manipulation of Cultured Muscle Tissue
The patent, granted in Australia, is based on systems and methods for improving
training muscle fibers to develop high quality meat
Rehovot, Israel, June 9, 2022 – MeaTech 3D Ltd. (Nasdaq: MITC) (“MeaTech”), an international high-tech food company at the forefront of the cultured meat industry, is pleased to announce that it has received its first patent of several currently pending. . The patent, granted by IP Australia, is based on the company’s development of systems and methods for applying external forces to muscle tissue, resulting in the development of high quality, complex structured meat.
One of the main challenges in producing structured meat is allowing muscle tissue to mature with an improved fibrous texture that results in a mouthfeel with the right elasticity, density and flavor. “Our patented systems and methods strengthen and enhance cultured muscle tissue in a way that mimics the muscle development of a cow as it walks and grazes,” said Dan Kozlovski, Chief Technology Officer at MeaTech.
Arik Kaufman, President and CEO of MeaTech: “We are delighted with the first patent approval of our new technology and our new processes. This achievement strengthens the company’s intellectual property, which we believe will help accelerate MeaTech’s entry into the market as a leading producer of high-quality products. cultured whole cuts of meat. We will also provide technology and services to third-party food industry players.
See our patent here: https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/bb/59/88/62caca3feb01a7/AU2020349580A1.pdf
MeaTech is an international high-tech food company at the forefront of the cultured meat revolution. The company started operations in 2019 and is listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “MITC”. MeaTech has facilities in Rehovot, Israel and Antwerp, Belgium and is in the process of expanding its operations in the United States. The company believes cultured meat technologies have significant potential to improve meat production, simplify the meat supply chain and provide consumers with a range of new product offerings.
MeaTech aims to provide an alternative to factory farming that dramatically reduces carbon footprint, minimizes water and land use, and prevents animal slaughter. With a modular plant design, MeaTech aims to offer a sustainable solution for the production of a variety of beef, chicken and pork products, both as raw materials and as whole cuts.
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