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Artificial Intelligence: BASF partner with Nuritas on 'next gen' functional peptides


"Cooperating with an innovative and agile start-up like Nuritas enables us to further expand our already broad portfolio of health solutions," commented Saori Dubourg, head of BASF's Nutrition & Health Business. Nuritas' unique platform combines DNA analysis and artificial intelligence (AI) to predict, unlock, and validate peptides from natural sources. François Scheffler, head of BASF's Global Human Nutrition and Pharma Solutions Businesses said Nuritas bring a'truly unique and innovative approach' – in addition to bringing new ingredients to the table. "As a young, disruptive company this agreement further accelerates our vision of improving the lives of billions of people worldwide through the predicted discovery of bioactive peptides," said Browne.