Posts tagged with ‘cosmeceuticals’

  • Frutarom invests in algae startup for food, cosmetic products

    One of the world’s largest flavoring and specialty natural ingredient companies is investing in algae to enhance its food and cosmetic products. Frutarom Industries said on Monday it bought half of a biotech startup called Algalo, which is based on a kibbutz, or communal farm, in northern Israel, that developed a way to efficiently cultivate, harvest and process a variety […]
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  • Cayman Islands Signs Agreement With Maxey Cosmetics To Extract Black Sea Rod Oil (BRSO)

    In an example of sustainable use of the Cayman Islands marine environment, Government and US-based Maxey Cosmetics have signed a five-year agreement that allows Maxey – in a controlled and monitored method – to harvest the tips of a locally abundant soft coral, to extract black sea rod oil (BRSO) for use as an ingredient in its products. The company’s record of […]
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 12, Issue 5 (May 2014), Pages 2341-3090 Now Available

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 12, Issue 5 (May 2014), Pages 2341-3090 More info
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  • GlycoMar secures £ 890,000 investment

    Scottish marine biotechnology company GlycoMar Ltd has secured investment of £890,000 from new and existing investors. The investment is being used to progress the company’s anti-­‐inflammatory drug development programme. GlycoMar Limited was established in February 2005 and has its premises at the European Centre for  Marine Biotechnology, near Oban, Scotland. GlycoMar, which means ‘sweet sea’, is dedicated to the discovery, development […]
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  • US Algae Biofuel Company Wins French Beauty Award

    The Marie Claire 2014 Prix d’Excellence de la Beauté award has gone to an algae oil company called Solazyme, making it one of only two U.S. brands to garner a prize against hundreds of entrants this year. The award indicates excellence in both innovation and performance. That’s a pretty high mark for a company better known for algae biofuel, but Solazyme actually […]
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  • U.S. leads the way for marine biotechnology

    Marine biotechnology is in growing demand in the cosmetics industry among others and it turns out the U.S. market has the largest share. More info
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  • Marine biotech is ‘land of opportunity’ for cosmetics

    Marine biotechnology offers a ‘land of opportunities’ for personal care and cosmetics products producers, particularly in North America and Europe, according to a recent report by market research firm Technavio. More info
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  • BASF Uses Brown Seaweed Extract to Address Undereye Circles/Crow’s Feet

    BASF has created a seaweed extract that reduces the appearance of dark undereye circles and crow’s feet. Shadownyl (INCI: Water (aqua) (and) Algae Extract (and) Hexylene Glycol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Xanthan Gum) stimulates heme oxygenase type 1 (HO-1) in skin and removes free heme to fade dark circles and reduce wrinkles around the eyes. It also has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and collagen 1 stimulation activity. More info
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  • Growing revenues for marine ingredient company Aqua Bio Technology

    Aqua Bio Technology ASA (Oslo Axess: ABT) recently announced its first quarter 2013 financial results. The Company continued its revenue build-up and posted an EBITDA of 3.9 million. ABT’s revenues were NOK 7.2 million in the first quarter, against NOK 3.4 million in the previous quarter. In the first quarter of 2012 the Company had revenues of NOK 11.9 million, […]
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  • Nofima Scientists Develop Biodegradable Food Packaging Made of Chitin & Chitosan from Shrimp Shell

    Scientists at Nofima are participating in a major EU-financed project in which “active” packaging based on raw materials from shrimp shell improves and conserves food products – and after use the packaging biodegrades. Environmentally stubborn plastic is getting competition from biodegradable packaging made of chitin and chitosan from shrimp shell. Nofima’s part of the project equates to around NOK 1 […]
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