BASF leverages AI to rapidly design novel bioactive ingredients derived from plant proteins

March 19, 2019 | Case Study

BASF is a key player in the materials and chemicals industry, with diverse business units. The company's Nutrition unit focuses on developing solutions for human nutrition, including novel ingredients for food and supplement applications. Developing novel ingredients with specific bioactive properties is a time-consuming process, often involving long and rigorous R&D cycles. Furthermore, the traditional ingredient discovery process is fraught with high risk when it comes to successful implementation in downstream food and beverage applications. BASF has been keen to expedite the new ingredient development process for a number of applications, including sports nutrition.

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