- Bioprocess design
Many alternative protein companies do not know where to turn when looking for assistance and counseling for scale-up strategy and facilities engineering and design. Dedicated brokers, consultants, directories, and other matching mechanisms could help connect alternative protein companies to engineering/design/construction firms with relevant experience and interest in this sector. Early engagement with experts in plant construction and engineering can enable alternative protein startups to set an effective strategy and avoid pitfalls when scaling their productive infrastructure.
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An alternative protein data lake could contain anonymized data from processing runs across many manufacturers, informing processing improvements and aiding process failure troubleshooting.
Resources and services that make it easier to locate, filter, and prioritize sales and partnership efforts would ease transactional burdens for startups and add value to existing companies looking for…
Opportunity exists for a broker, marketplace, directory, or other exchange platform to facilitate B2B sales of plant-based foods as ingredients to manufacturers of frozen and prepared foods.
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