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Kickstart pushes innovation engine in Switzerland even in the crisis with 48 new partnerships

Zurich, 9 November, 2020 - Kickstart Innovation, one of Europe’s leading innovation platforms, announced the initiation of 48 Proofs of Concepts (PoCs) and other partnerships between start-ups, scale-ups and established companies and institutions.

Kickstart's new cohort includes 17 Swiss startups

Kickstart is engaging on different levels to drive innovation activities in Switzerland. Over 50 high growth startups from 11 countries are participating this year, including 17 startups from Switzerland. The teams will embark on a three-month acceleration journey starting in September.

How iSense plans to disrupt the flavor market

The Swiss startup, which will digitize flavors, is one of many to adopt technology to provide better sensory data to manufacturers faster.

Flavor taste specification to generate productivity and guide flavor choice

iSense AG CEO Mathieu Asté explains how sensory analysis applied to flavors makes flavor collection management easier. You will also discover iSense functions of SEARCHING, COMPARING, BENCHMARKING, RATIONALIZING and MAPPING flavors.

Making sense of sensory

As competition and complexity in food and drink offers intensify, is sensory science vital to capturing elusive gaps in the market?

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Specifying the taste of flavors to support the right flavor choice

The food industry mass production model is facing a period of disruption. It needs speed to address changing consumer landscape and productivity to tackle increasing competition.