For consumers around the world, health has taken center stage, with challenges that range from pandemics and stress, to performance pressure at both work and at home. Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing strives to support all aspects of healthfulness with its Health Essentials and Wellness Essentials, a selection of natural solutions that meet many of today’s most common health needs, including immune system support, mind, energy and wellbeing.
In this challenge Givaudan is looking for science-driven start-ups who are working on natural, clean label ingredients for use in food that support consumers by boosting immunity, energy, and sleep.
Givaudan is most interested in companies who, at a minimum, have proof of principle and prototypes, and their preference is for companies that are clinically backed.
The Innovation Challenge Winner will receive:
– Coaching from Givaudan’s ‘challenge sponsor team’ that may include technical, innovation, regulatory, marking guidance to support research and development, consumer and sensory insights, formulation development.
– Inclusion in Givaudan’s press and social media outreach during the first half of 2022
Upon the creation of a collaboration or partnership Givaudan will provide:
– Access to its R&D and creation centers including the Zurich Innovation Centre, Avignon France, Cincinnati Ohio, or MISTA located in San Francisco.
The finalists include
Tait Labs (Canada)
Nutrition Innovation (Singapore)
Comet Bio (Canada)