Posts tagged with ‘commercialize’

  • Bayer Healthcare’s Arctic Wonder market test succeeds with Neptune Krill Oil, leading to launch

    Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc.  announced recently that Bayer Healthcare, LLC Consumer Care Division has formally launched its Arctic Wonder proprietary Neptune Krill Oil (“NKO”) in the United States in March 2011 after a succesful market test. Bayer’s market test conducted over the last year with NKO® under its Arctic Wonder brand was performed in the US internet direct response […]
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  • GlycoMar signs nutritional technology licensing and collaboration agreement with Scanbio

    Scanbio, a Norwegian fish by-products group and GlycoMar, a Scottish marine biotechnology company, are pleased to announce the signing of a collaboration and licence agreement to commercialise a nutritional supplement product worth up to £4m a year in gross sales . Scanbio Scotland, based in Corpach, Fort William have led the negotiation of the deal with Oban based bio-research specialists […]
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  • Chitosan being tested to improve healing for oral mucositis

    Using a substance found in the shells of shrimp and crabs, former military physician William Wiesmann developed a bandage that stopped soldiers from bleeding to death on the battlefield. Now the CEO of Claremont- based biotechnology company Synedgen, Wiesmann hopes to take the blood-clotting and bacteria-killing properties of the substance to treat the painful mouth sores that plague many cancer […]
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  • BioReal doubles AstaREAL astaxanthin production capacity

      Fuji Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. has announced it will double the production capacity for astaxanthin at its wholly owned subsidiary, BioReal AB in Gustavsberg, Sweden. While specific numbers would not be divulged, Dr Ake Lignell, general manager of BioReal, told NutraIngredients that the expansion represented a ‘doubling’ in production of its AstaREAL branded ingredient. The company announced the consolidation […]
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  • US launch of chitosan-soaked Tencel C fiber at upcoming Los Angeles Textile Show & Texworld USA

    Textile World: Lenzing of Austria recently launched Tencel C,  comprising Tencel fiber soaked with chitosan, made of chitin extracted from crab shells.  Lenzing reports it adds skin-soothing cosmetic benefits to Tencel, and in a scientific wear study, stockings made with Tencel C were shown to protect the skin, allow it to retain more moisture, improve skin elasticity and stimulate skin […]
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  • Worldwide largest closed algae production plant ready for production

    After EADS and IGV together demonstrated the first flight with 100% algal fuel on the international air show ILA 2010, a further milestone was achieved in the development of algae mass cultivation for oil-production. On February 10, 2011 the algae production plant PBR 85.000 of the IGV GmbH Potsdam was handed over ready for production and accepted by the Spanish […]
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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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  • Solazyme, Sephora and QVC Announce Agreements for the U.S. and International Launch of Solazyme’s New Anti-Aging Skincare Line, Algenist™

    Solazyme, Inc., the leading industrial biotechnology company producing renewable oil and bioproducts from microalgae, has signed agreements with leading beauty retailer Sephora® and leading global multimedia retailer QVC® to launch Algenist™, Solazyme’s microalgae-based prestige anti-aging skincare line, in the U.S. and internationally. Beginning in March 2011, Algenist will be available on QVC in the U.S. and in over 800 Sephora […]
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  • International MareLife Innovation Workshop to run a parallel session on second day of The North Atlantic Seafood Forum, Oslo, Norway 3-4. March, 2010

    The main objective of the workshop is to provide a meeting place to enhance bio marine innovation through the facilitation of alliances and synergy across otherwise distant sectors and players. More info
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  • Glycomar receives funding to bring products to nutrition and cosmetics market

    An Argyll biotechnology company has been awarded funding from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to help launch a number of its products for the commercial market. Glycomar Ltd, based at Dunstaffnage near Oban, is looking to bring products to market in the fields of both nutrition and cosmetics. The business has been awarded up to £55,850 towards setting up an […]
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