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Sameer Talsania
Senior Manager, External Innovation
PepsiCo R&D

Welcome to the Open Innovation Submission Portal

PepsiCo is one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies with a collection of global brands including Pepsi and Quaker, Gatorade and Tropicana, Frito-Lay and beyond. Our broad range of more than 3,000 delicious products offer consumers convenient, nutritious and affordable options in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. We generated more than $64 billion in net revenue in 2018, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

PepsiCo Technology Ventures is an upstream, externally facing, department within PepsiCo R&D. We actively scout for, identify and develop strategic partnerships with external collaborators. Our goal is to locate key external insights, business models and technical unlocks and new capabilities that, when partnered with PepsiCo’s robust internal R&D expertise, will yield disruptive innovation in our core products and/or new and emerging products. We are currently exploring novel technology spaces that can dramatically impact our portfolio of foods and beverages. We are interested in improving all facets of our supply chain—from raw material inputs all the way to the consumer consumption—and identifying global efficiencies in areas including crop science, ingredients, processing, packaging, equipment, distribution/fleet, retail and e-commerce. We are also committed to sustainability for our planet and our communities.

Current Needs

Category Need
PROCESS & EQUIPMENT Next Generation Pallet Boards

Multiphase Gas Separation Technology

PRODUCT & INGREDIENTS Pea Proteins for Low pH Beverages / 低pH飲料用のエンドウタンパク

Revolutionary Plant Protein Sources / 革新的な植物性タンパク源

PACKAGING & MATERIALS Technologies to Enable Consumer Promotions / 消費者向け販売促進を可能にする技術

Cutting-Edge Packaging Materials / 最先端のパッケージ材料

Innovative Packaging for Consumer Engagement / 消費者エンゲージメントを向上させる革新的なパッケージ

GENERAL SUBMISSIONS For solutions that do not relate to the specific PepsiCo Needs above