March 2, 2015

By Nuritas

Nuritas™ wins European leg of 1776 Challenge Cup

The European leg of Challenge Cup finished this evening in Dublin with 25 startups going head to head.

The action took place at the NDRC, a central gathering hub for early-stage Irish companies that was once a place for Guinness to store its hops. Dublin marks the second-to-last Challenge competition and the last stop this year outside of the United States.

The evening’s crowd was almost 100 people strong. Those companies taking part presented their ideas in the categories of education, energy, health and transportation & cities, with transportation & cities as the most crowded field.

Nuritas™ is a young bioinformatics company that is revolutionizing the way we look at food and discover bioactive functional ingredients. By using artificial intelligence to data mine the billions of peptide molecules in everyday foods, the startup’s disruptive computational technology predicts the molecules within that hold therapeutic value […] Read more on 1776 website.