Posts tagged with ‘cosmeceuticals’

  • Marine Biodiscovery: Research & Applications Meeting; 15-16 June 2010 – University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

    This meeting, coinciding with the opening of the new £1.6M Marine Biodiscovery Centre, will address the potential for new products and processes from the marine environment, with a particular emphasis on the technical challenges and realising successful outcomes. This will cover novel pharmaceuticals and high value chemicals such as biomaterials, nutraceuticals and personal care products as well as novel enzymes […]
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  • Unilever and Solazyme to jointly develop oils from algae

    Solazyme, Inc., a renewable oil and bioproducts company, has signed a research and development agreement with Unilever to develop oil derived from algae for use in soaps and other personal care products. The agreement follows the culmination of a yearlong collaboration between Solazyme and Unilever, in which Solazyme’s renewable algal oils were tested successfully in Unilever product formulations. “Algal oil […]
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  • New skin care ingredient from nose cartilage of salmon

    This new product was being promoted by the company at the recent New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists Supplier’s Day in New Jersey. Proteoglycan IPC from Ichimaru Pharcos Co, Ltd in Japan, is a soluble proteoglycan from the nose cartilage of salmon, which is expected to activate the emetabolism of skin cells and  help to recpature moist youthfull skin. According to company information, […]
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  • Hydrolysed collagen may boost beauty from within

    Since the end of 2008, two clinical studies involving women in Japan and France have been commissioned by Rousselot to measure the effectiveness of Peptan™ Hydrolyzed collagen on skin health as well as subjective assessment. Rousselot objectives were to precisely measure the effect of daily oral intake of 10g Peptan™ Hydrolyzed Collagen on skin and to evaluate its acceptability by […]
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  • Agreement signed to turn waste into cosmeceutical ingredients

    New Zealand-based Industrial Research Ltd (IRL) has struck up a partnership with Fomana Capital to enable the company to develop high-value cosmeceutical and nutraceutical products from waste. Under the agreement, Fomana Capital, the investment arm of the Federation of Maori Authorities (FOMA), will provide capital and raw materials and Industrial Research will provide the processing expertise. Using Crown Research Institute’s […]
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  • Aquapharm and Dr. Reddy’s Sign Commercial License Agreements

    Scottish marine biotechnology company Aquapharm Biodiscovery Limited signed a new commercial license agreement and an extended an existing research and development license agreement with Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited. The commercial license covers selected strains from the Aquapharm library of novel marine microorganisms. These strains will be used to generate commercial biocatalysts for specific applications in the manufacture of pharmaceutical intermediates […]
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  • U.S. Seafood Processors Missing Out on Opportunity for Additional Value and Revenue With Byproducts

    Strategro International, a market entry and business growth consultancy, spoke to a packed room of seafood processors at the International Boston Seafood Show recently offering examples of how companies and researchers worldwide are developing valuable products from seafood processing waste streams. For the unenlightened seafood company, seafood byproducts can pose a headache and a significant cost item for disposal, storage, […]
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  • Oceangrown Launches Marine Bioactives

    New company Oceangrown International is counting on the science and appeal for marine-derived nutraceutical ingredients as it sets out to launch new products for the cosmeceutical, nutrition and weight management markets. The Utah-based company says it is focussing on marine-based product lines following strong growth in the marine nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals market. Beginning with skincare, Oceangrown’s initial product, Oave, is […]
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