Many people realize that what they eat influences their health, their mood, and how much they can get done each day. In fact, there’s never been more interest among consumers in nutrition and health.
We’re empowering people to consume more nutritious foods and drinks. That’s why we’re looking for nutritional solutions to improve health & wellness and to enhance resilience.
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We are looking for:
science-based solutions to deliver a holistic approach to immunity
science-based solutions to improve sleep, stress, and cognition for healthy individuals
affordable solutions to help children grow up healthy
solutions to improve iron intake
science-based solutions that measure and beneficially modulate gut microbiome function and composition for healthy individuals
science-based digital personalised solutions that will lead to sustained behaviour change and improved nutrition/wellness
Desired Outcome (including preferred collaboration types)
Robust scientific data to support efficacy and safety
Unilever is open to a range of collaboration types
What We Aren’t Interested In
Solutions that are not based on sound scientific evidence
Pharmacological solutions aimed at curing individuals
Awards:- There will be no reward for your submission on Technical Challenges in the initial stages. However if Unilever decide to pursue a submission, they will proceed with a mutually agreed contract and therefore related commercial terms on a case by case basis. This could include for example (but not limited to) product supply, license, Joint Venture, technology acquisition, patent acquisition etc. In the case of Competitions, rewards will be detailed in advance as part of the competition terms.