BASF – Free in vivo testing: Unleash your molecule’s potential as a crop protector – Deadline: Wed, Jan 17
BASF is seeking novel compounds, such as organic molecules, natural products, and fragment-like molecules, which could be subjected to screening within our research facility, with the goal of developing new crop protection products.
Private Company – Novel approaches to increase Morbillivirus yield from eukaryotic cells culture – Deadline: Thu, Jan 18
We are seeking proven methods to increase the viral yield from eukaryotic cell cultures in vitro, with particular interest in increasing the yield of Morbilliviruses in established cell lines.
one • fıve – Ultra-high oxygen barrier coating for paper packaging – Deadline: Wed, Jan 31
one • fıve is seeking a water-based dispersion coating solution that strongly adheres to paper substrates and achieves ultra-high oxygen barrier.
BASF – The challenge of repairing polymers in recycling – Deadline: Wed, Jan 31
BASF is seeking a solution for repairing polymers in recycling. Specifically, they are interested in solutions that will extend the chain of cleaved polyolefins in recycling.
Private Company – Novel ingredient to protect human skin from ultraviolet radiation – Deadline: Wed, Jan 31
The company is seeking new and novel materials that will provide UV protection when applied on human skin. These include physical blockers (e.g. mineral-based compounds), oil-based and crystalline substances requiring solubilization, water-based polymers, and more.
one • fıve – Natural polymer coating with high heat seal strength for paper packaging – Deadline: Wed, Jan 31
one • fıve is seeking a natural polymer-based solution with good adhesion to paper (for extrusion coating), which also delivers high heat seal strength.
one • fıve – High-barrier thermoforming polymer films for fiber-based food packaging – Deadline: Wed, Jan 31
one • fıve is seeking polymer films that exhibit a water vapor transmission rate comparable to or better than polyolefins, can endure hot fill (77°C) and refrigeration (4-10°C) in contact with the product, and can be thermoformable.
Cargill – Optimizing chocolate tempering process to save time and energy – Deadline: Wed, Jan 31
Cargill is seeking technologies and/or ingredients that can reduce the energy and processing cost (time, equipment, personnel) associated with tempering of cocoa butter in chocolate. Solutions can be focused on completely replacing the tempering step or significantly reducing its energy requirements.
Neogen Corporation – Mycotoxin detection in grain extracts – Deadline: Thu, Feb 29
We are seeking to develop methods for detecting mycotoxins in grain extracts. A strong collaborator would have experience in developing HPLC or LC-MS methods to assist us in analytical methods detecting mycotoxins from organic extraction solutions.
Private Company – Corn sample for food safety tests (liquid matrix) – Deadline: Thu, Feb 29
We are seeking collaborators with experience creating standard protocols for mycotoxins detection in corn. Alternatively, we would be interested in opportunities to purchase material that meets our requirements.
Private Company – Reducing nausea in multivitamin tablets – Deadline: Thu, Feb 29
The company is seeking to understand the root cause of common nausea, stomach ache, vomiting complaints from VMS (vitamins, minerals and supplements) tablets. They also seek to create a formulation with improved consumer experience that is gentle on the stomach and/or can be taken without food.
Kraft Heinz – Encapsulation technologies for probiotics in low pH beverages – Deadline: Thu, Feb 29
Kraft Heinz is seeking to develop encapsulation of probiotics to allow for long-term stability of probiotics in a low pH, shelf-stable beverage. The encapsulant should have minimal to no effect on the organoleptic qualities of the beverage.
Private Company – Improving sample preparation for pathogen testing molecular assays – Deadline: Thu, Feb 29
We are seeking improvements to sample preparation so that we may neutralize inhibitors and lyse both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria in an enriched sample. The ideal solution or technology should achieve these tasks with only two manual pipette steps: adding the sample to the reaction tube and withdrawing the processed sample.
Kraft Heinz – Natural food preservation ingredients against molds and yeasts – Deadline: Thu, Feb 29
Kraft Heinz is seeking natural ingredients and technologies that can replace artificial preservatives in foods to inhibit spoilage microorganisms like molds and yeasts, including the acid-tolerant yeast Zygosaccharomyces bailii.