The note raised the concern of cultivated meat being monopolised by a few industrial scale producers. Currently the vast majority of over 160 companies working on the product are independent startups, but to ensure that cultivated meat can be produced by farmers and companies of different sizes in the future, and that it can be part of diversified small-scale farming, public investments should be made into open-access research, as is the case in the Netherlands.

Source: The correct conversation around cultivated meat: more sustainability and animal welfare, less fear mongering | Eurogroup for Animals