Discover new ingredients and formulations using our AI platform

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Test and optimize products bespoke cellular assays for different phenotypes

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Create and licence new sustainable products for your brand

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AI for Sustainable Product Development & Innovation

Hexislab uses proprietary technology AI techniques to facilitate the development of breakthrough products for the beauty, skincare, personal care, nutraceuticals, and pharmaceutical industries. Our award-winning science and technology enable us to create safe, effective, sustainable, and responsible products that will change people’s lives.

We use our ground-breaking proprietary AI discovery platform, HexisPro.X to study biological processes and accurately predict the behaviour of chemicals and ingredients in biological systems. Our technology is helpful for new product research & development, identifying novel ingredients and formulations. We assist our customers across all stages of their research and development journeys, helping them reduce costs, overcome bottlenecks, and to find innovative solutions to meet modern consumer demands.

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Working with us

We are purposefully flexible and agile and adapt our engagements for the needs of our clients. Below are some examples.

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Leading fortune 500 skincare brand

Looking for new ingredients and formulation for its new product range

We identified many novel combinations of ingredients using our in-sillico discovery platform, HexisPro.X. We tested and validated skincare benefits in complex assays and developed new scientific data for sales, marketing and claim substantiation.


High value

Identify suitable ‘green’ alternatives that were compatible with their existing personal care formulations

We assessed over 30,000 materials using our HexisPro.X platform and selected the best five formulations tested and validated in bioassays to address the formulation challenge. Our effective solution provided a new basis for new patent applications for our client.


Aspirational brand developer

Assessment of natural plant-based ingredients' safety and potential therapeutic benefits

We identified the critical ingredient components of the plant-based extract and mapped out their beneficial activity using our in-sillico platform, HexisPro.X. Our solution enables the brand to identify new claims and benefits for these nutraceutical products and develop a sound basis for clinical trials.

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