Posts tagged with ‘Aquapharm’

  • Aquapharm and c-LEcta collaboration on marine-derived biocatalysts

    In a pioneering collaboration the leading Scottish biotechnology company Aquapharm and German industrial biotechnology firm c-LEcta are set to fast-track the discovery and commercialisation of a new wave of bio-catalysts. c-LEcta is skilled in the identification and engineering of enzymes and strains for optimized bio-catalytic industry processes, whilst Aquapharm has proven expertise in harnessing the commercial potential of its unique […]
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  • Aquapharm & Medical Research Council evaluate EndoSeaRch- a new approach to digestive health

    Scottish biotechnology firm Aquapharm has joined forces with the Medical Research Council’s Human Nutrition Research unit (MRC HNR) in Cambridge to evaluate the potential of a new approach to digestive health, called EndoSeaRch™. The two parties are seeking to modulate certain bacterial populations of the gastrointestinal tract with orally delivered synthetic minerals in models of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). These may include […]
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  • Scots and Aussie scientists team up to research marine microbes

    A leading Scottish marine biotechnology firm has joined forces with the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) in a bid to discover innovative and high-value products from micro-organisms. Scientists from Aquapharm Biotechnology are to be given exclusive commercial access to a selection of Australian marine microbes in the AIMS Bioresources Library. Aquapharm believes the deal will lead to the discovery […]
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  • Scots and Nordic scientists set to explore sustainable skincare utilizing marine natural ingredients

    Scottish company Aquapharm has joined forces with Norwegian firm Aqua Bio Technology (ABT) to create a new generation of sustainable ingredients for the skincare market. Together the companies hope to identify natural marine ingredients that could replace the petroleum-based components used extensively within the skincare market. Scientists at Aquapharm believe marine microbes are the key to finding the bio-active ingredients […]
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  • Aquapharm and CABI sign collaborative agreement

    Scottish marine biotechnology firm Aquapharm has signed an agreement with the Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI) which will allow the organisations to access and co-promote one another’s unique microbe collections. Aquapharm specialises in the discovery, isolation and development of novel functional active ingredients, sustainably harvested from marine micro-organisms for potential use in a wide range of commercial sectors. Meanwhile […]
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  • Aquapharm appoints new Senior Vice President

    Aquapharm Biodiscovery Ltd., a leading Scottish marine biotechnology company, today announced the appointment of another prominent industry figure to its team. Bertrand Lehuu, who has almost 30 years’ experience in senior roles in many of Europe’s biggest pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, joins Aquapharm as Senior Vice President (SVP) -Pharma Business. Bertrand is well known as a bio-pharmaceutical deal-maker and will […]
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  • Mats Pettersson joins Aquapharm board

    Aquapharm Biodiscovery Ltd., a leading Scottish marine biotechnology company, recently announced the appointment of a prominent industry figure to its board, Mats Pettersson, who has more than 30 years’ experience in leadership roles in several of Europe’s biggest pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Pettersson joins Aquapharm as a non-Executive Director. Pettersson was previously a Senior Vice President at Pharmacia from which he […]
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  • SAMS and Aquapharm sign marine products agreement

    AQUAPHARM Biodiscovery, a leading marine biotechnology company, has announced it has signed a long-term agreement with the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) to discover, develop and launch new marine products derived from marine micro-organisms. Under the terms of this agreement, SAMS will provide Aquapharm with privileged access to the vast array of marine samples that it has collected from […]
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  • Joint investigation by Aquapharm and Leatherhead seeks to uncover new natural preservatives from marine bacteria and fungi

    A new joint investigation by Aquapharm and Leatherhead is seeking to uncover new natural preservatives from marine bacteria and fungi. Aquapharm Biodiscovery believes its substantial collection of marine bacteria and fungi from a variety of diverse sources could offer some solutions. It has teamed up with Leatherhead Food International to develop a source of naturally-derived anti-microbial compounds. Based at the […]
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  • Aquapharm and Dundee University Sign Research Collaboration to find Marine Compounds to target Alzheimer’s

    Aquapharm Biodiscovery, a leading marine biotechnology company, recently announced it has signed a research agreement with Dundee University to help it develop new drugs based on marine natural products that may help in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is a disease marked by the formation of insoluble protein aggregates in the brain with associated progressive degeneration of the neurons. The […]
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