The Food Industry is Broken

The CULT PRIZE is CULT Food Science's response to the global factory farming crisis and the need for breakthrough science.

We are tremendously proud to officially launch the CULT PRIZE which we hope will act as a catalyst for marked advancements across cellular agriculture, with a specific focus on cell lines, scaffolding and growth media.

Dr. Ian SmithPh.D, CULT Food Science Advisor

The CULT Prize

One million dollars towards a global food revolution

We are funding disruptive ideas and breakthrough science in order to help solve the global factory farming crisis.

Demonstrated by our eight unique cellular agriculture investments to date, our streaming portfolio of intellectual property that is currently under development, and now the launch of the CULT PRIZE, the team at CULT Food Science is focused on revolutionizing food production and supporting a novel method to provide compassionate, ethical and highly nutritious products

Our Vision

We are funding ethical, environmental solutions to how we feed our world.

The CULT PRIZE is a first of its kind global collaboration to help fund emerging science around compassionate, cell based foods and the companies driving this industry forward.

The Prize

We are awarding one million dollars to the most promising cultured food company.

After the application period ending in January 2022, the CULT Food Science team will conduct interviews to narrow down a selection of semi-finalists. Initial funding will be provided for the successful semi-finalists.


We are investing in the future of food.

CULT Food Science is an innovative investment platform advancing the future of food. The first-of-its-kind in North America, CULT aims to provide unprecedented exposure to the most innovative start-up, private or early stage lab grown food companies around the world.

Our portfolio


What exactly is the CULT PRIZE?

CULT PRIZE is a first of its kind incubation platform for leading edge ideas in cultivated meat, cultured dairy and cell based foods.

We will select the most exciting and most commercially viable research initiative proposals and seed them with initial growth capital to begin executing on their vision.

Further, CULT Food Science will provide access to our world leading science team, who has deep experience within cell biology, pharmacology, biotechnology and bio manufacturing. Through exploring synergies and collaborations, CULT Food Science will also provide access to other valuable relationships and co collaborators as needed.

You will get
the necessary growth capital to fund your idea and the backing of cult food science's scientific advisory team.
We will get
an equity stake in the company.

Together We Build The Future of Food

CULT PRIZE is a rapid accelerator to help advance the future of cell based foods through funding seed stage research and start ups.

The CULT Prize Process

Funding your next leap forward

We want to make the CULT PRIZE process simple and streamlined to allow company's of all scopes and scales opportunity to apply.

Learn more about the process for the CULT PRIZE application, deliberation, and grand prize awarding below.


Time to apply

Applications are being accepted starting November 15th, 2021.

Weighing the options

Upon application registration closing, the team at CULT Food Science will enter a candidate evaluation period, followed by the coordination of initial funding for successful semi-finalists.


The million dollar announcement

The Grand Prize Winners will be announced in late 2023.

Ready to Apply?

Use our simple online application form to enter your company into the CULT PRIZE.