WINNIPEG, Manitoba–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TheoryMesh Corp, an innovative software company providing data-driven solutions for food and agricultural supply chains, today announced the launch of a project with Burcon NutraScience Corporation, a global technology leader in the development of plant proteins for food and beverages, to deploy the TheoryMesh platform to optimize plant protein research and increase production.
Burcon will leverage the TheoryMesh platform to digitize its cutting-edge plant protein research and processing, accelerating plant protein research to market and ensuring the highest food safety and functional qualities. high for protein products. Using the TheoryMesh platform will give Burcon full traceability of its processed products from seed to retail packaging. This traceability will enable the highest levels of sustainability to be incorporated into protein research with real-time adjustment of research parameters and intensified business processes to account for differences in cultures and varying growth conditions.
“The TheoryMesh solution will give Burcon a clear competitive advantage in using data and AI to drive innovation and scale in the plant-based protein market,” said Chris Bunio, CEO of TheoryMesh. . “The ability to adjust formulations in real time based on crop inputs while showcasing end-to-end traceability and sustainability with our platform will raise the bar for plant-based protein companies. By leveraging data and AI tools from Microsoft and Power BI, we can quickly bring this solution to market, improving our traceability platform.
“Working with TheoryMesh to apply advanced AI to our research and development will allow us to innovate faster and accelerate the scale of our processes to commercial production levels,” said Peter Kappel, President of Burcon’s Board of Directors. “With this technology, Burcon will strengthen its position as a protein leader with the most innovative solution for data and AI to drive plant proteins.”
“The combination of Burcon and TheoryMesh, leveraging Microsoft’s data and AI platforms on Microsoft Azure, will accelerate the transformation of the plant-based protein sector and enable a real and traceable connection to food companies’ ESG objectives,” said Barney. Debnam, director of food industry at Microsoft.
About TheoryMesh Corp
TheoryMesh Corp is an agri-food supply chain technology company focused on certification, transparency and sustainability through data management solutions and the use of machine learning and blockchain for analytics and traceability advances. For more information, visit www.theorymesh.com.
About Burcon NutraScience Corporation
Burcon is a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins for food and beverages. With over two decades of experience in formulating high-purity proteins that have superior functionality, taste and nutrition, Burcon has amassed an extensive patent portfolio covering its novel vegetable proteins derived from peas, canola, soy , hemp, sunflower seeds, among other source plants. For more information, visit www.burcon.ca.