Innovation examples

As part of its growth strategy, BRAIN has established an attractive development pipeline with R&D projects for its own product candidates. These new product development activities are in various stages of development and are constantly fueled with new validated product ideas.

Sustainable metal extraction in the circular economy

Microorganisms from BRAIN’s BioArchive can extract precious metals from ores and waste streams with low environmental impact.

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Calorie-free natural-based sweeteners

The scope of the DOLCE program is to build a complete partnership for the discovery, development, and production of natural-based sweet solutions – new natural-based sweeteners and sweetness enhancers.

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Bio-based freshness and product stability

Edible plants provide bioactive compounds that combat harmful organisms. BRAIN’s FRESCO program identifies the best anti-microbial candidates.

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Healthy food without an off-taste

Based on unique cell-based assay systems, within its SALT-E program BRAIN focusses on the reduction of salt in foods.

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Biological wound management

Aurase® is an enzymatic active ingredient developed by BRAIN for the treatment of open wounds. The active mechanism was inspired by the common green bottle fly.

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Natural compounds to trigger taste and skin sensations

In the TRiP2Application programs, BRAIN offers unique cell-based assay systems for the identification of novel ingredients for food & cosmetics. In addition, cell models developed by BRAIN enable the development of biological deodorants and aluminum-free antiperspirants.

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