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Technology Networks: Colourful Smells

People who see colors while perceiving smells are better at distinguishing between different smells and different colors, and are better at naming odors, compared to a group without synesthesia. Researchers from Radboud University have found this result. “For centuries olfaction has been considered unimportant for humans, and people in the West are poor at naming … Continue reading “Technology Networks: Colourful Smells”

The Telegraph: Struggling to distinguish the smell of bubblegum from petrol could be early sign of dementia

People who struggle to distinguish between the smell of bubblegum and petrol could be at risk of developing dementia, a new study suggests. Scientists believe that changes in smell could be one of the first signs that a person is suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/08/16/struggling-distinguish-smell-bubblegum-petrol-could-early-sign/  

Fermentation Scientist

Aromyx is seeking a fermentation scientist with experience in fermentation process development for biologics for the pharma industry, to help us apply olfactory sensors to improve fermentation yields.

Terra Selects 14 Food + Ag Tech Startups to Join First Cohort

Aromyx Corp. included in Terra’s inaugural cohort of startups. Rabobank and RocketSpace have selected 14 startups across the food and agriculture industries to participate in Terra’s inaugural cohort. Terra is a first of its kind accelerator program bringing together the industry’s most disruptive startups and progressive corporations to fuel cross-industry innovation and set a new … Continue reading “Terra Selects 14 Food + Ag Tech Startups to Join First Cohort”

Bloomberg: Sugar and Salt Content Shrivels as Consumers Get Wise on Health

“The big consumer companies are responding to competitive pressures,” Peter Freedman, managing director of the industry body, said by phone. “The growth in the industry is coming from small startups with product portfolios that have a healthier angle.” https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-13/sugar-and-salt-content-shrivels-as-consumers-get-wise-on-health

Aromyx in Wirschafts Woche

(Translated from German) Delicious at the touch of a button A start-up founder from Silicon Valley wants to capture taste and smells digitally. It would be a breakthrough to a billion-dollar business. Chris Hanson looks like a modest scientist, as he sits there, tall and stout, in his narrow, windowless and unadorned office in the … Continue reading “Aromyx in Wirschafts Woche”