Glucanova is a research-based company situated in Lund, Sweden, driven by innovation and curiosity. The company was founded in 2012 with focus on IP protected fiber rich liquid oat ingredients/technologies. Our vision is to address global health and sustainability concerns with documented healthy liquid oat fiber products.
We work closely in cooperation with Lund University and a large external network of world class expertise which means that our innovations and deliverables are the result of well documented scientific findings.
Studies on nutritional benefits. Clinical- and in-vitro studies. Development of functional drinks and spoonable concepts based on fully substantiated nutritional benefits and health claims.
Competences & Capabilities
Glucanova capabilities are based on full upstream as well as down-stream integration in the value chain. This is achieved through in-house knowledge experts combined with an extensive diverse network of expertise and partners. Those capabilities contribute to a business focused innovation pipeline based on our liquid oat technology:
- Oat science and technology
- Enzyme technology
- Oat breeding, production and selection via part ownership in CropTailor
- Milling and dry processing
- Innovation partner: Product and concept development.
Partner in the following EIT Food projects
Consumers appreciate yogurt as healthy product
Tasty Macronutrients: How to best use novel plant protein – carbohydrate based ingredients in foods?
A new class of plant-based ingredients based on smart combinations of plant proteins and polysaccharides has been developed by the participating industrial and academic partners