Patent published on November 7, 2023

Shiru's New Patent Could Revolutionize Food and Cosmetics Production

In a world where the quest for sustainable, efficient, and environmentally friendly processes is paramount, the life science company, Shiru, has unveiled a promising patent, US11805791B2, with the potential to significantly transform how we manufacture food and cosmetics.

The relevant problem, which served as a beacon guiding this innovation, revolves around the identification and production of proteins. Presently, our conventional methods for identifying and producing functional proteins for use in these industries are time-consuming, expensive, and restricted to a limited array of sources. Furthermore, due to these limitations, the potential of countless proteins remains unexplored and untapped.

Shiru's patent presents a groundbreaking solution to this quandary. It involves a unique computer program capable of predicting the effectiveness of a myriad of proteins. This ingenious system uses learning tools to predict which proteins could perform best for specific applications, and then performs swift, effective tests on these hypotheses.

The implication of this patent is nothing short of revolutionary. Once fully realized, the world might witness a monumental shift in food and cosmetics. The potentials of proteins, long hidden and untapped, could be unveiled, leading to the development of a new class of food or cosmetics products with unimaginable nutritional and aesthetic qualities respectively.

To bring the potential impact into sharper focus, imagine a world where your skincare routine delivers the exact nutrients your skin needs, curtailed to your very own DNA. Or a dinner plate that not only satisfies your cravings but also fulfills your unique nutritional needs, all due to protein discoveries aided by Shiru's technologies.

However, while the prospect of this revolutionary patent is indeed exciting and hints at a more sustainable, efficient future in food and cosmetic production, it is essential to cast a gentle reminder. The technology, as promising as it appears, exists only as a patent right now. It remains to be seen when, or indeed if, it will transition into a market-ready product.

Here's to a more technologically forward, efficient, and sustainable future in the manufacturing landscape, spurred on by innovative patents like Shiru's, at the forefront of this revolution.

Explore more