Synercore through its investment in Innovative Research Solutions (IRS), supports research and development initiatives through close collaboration with IRS and leading international tertiary institutions, such as the University of Stellenbosch and the University of Wisconsin.The research programs place a strong emphasis on the commercial opportunities of such projects. The investment in IRS focuses on new technologies that could possibly have commercial application within the dairy and baking industries and focusses mainly on protein chemistry and enzymology, alternative processing methodologies, functional ingredient development and minimising waste within primary and secondary food production facilities. Various trends within the food industry have been identified, which form the basis of current research projects within IRS, specifically focusing on the needs of customers and consumers within developing markets. Synercore remains committed to supporting fundamental research and investing in the scientists of the future.

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