Predicting industry trends ahead of a new year can be a fool’s errand; but business behavior — just like human behavior — is easier to forecast when the stakes are high. Due to the urgency of solving some of humanity’s most formidable climate- and health-related challenges, we regard decision-makers’ behavior vis-à-vis cellular agriculture — and cultivated food products, in particular — to be of some consequence when considering what lies in store for 2023.

Only the next twelve months will tell for sure; but here’s our best guess on the policy, business and industry fronts: