Partnering opportunity

A Korean company of probiotics looking for a partner in need of lactic acid bacteria isolation, cultivation, production and coating technology

Summary

A Korean company, specialized in the field of probiotics, is looking for a manufacturer, or a research institute, interested in manufacturing agreement or technical cooperation. It has the technology to separate, cultivate and produce more than 500 species of bacteria including 19 types of probiotics, accredited by the Korea Food & Drug Association. Through a patented SP-complex (Seaweed Polysaccharide) coating technology, their probiotics show high survival rate and acid-resistance.

Partner sought

- Type of partner sought: a company, manufacturer or a research institute, interested in technology transfer or other kinds of technical cooperation - Specific area of activity of the partner: partner, including manufacturer, related to manufacturing probiotics products - The task to be performed : Manufacturing agreement: transfer of expertise, know-how and raw material about probiotics raw material : Technical cooperation agreement: develop a new version of an existing product to meet market needs.

Description

Many scholars have predicted that the 21st century will be the period that the biotechnology leads, and the current trends show that their prediction is being realized. Biotechnology in South Korea is also catching up with the global trends resulting in excellent research outcomes which are globally recognized, and it would be encouraging for both biotech experts and the nation. Korean SME that was established in 2000, is a growing bio-venture corporation based on life science technology. The company owns a concrete probiotic species bank through its original technology of species separation, cultivation, and production. With its sole research center, the company continuously researches and develops the effects of probiotics. Its functional research developments include various types of high-quality probiotics including diet, immune activation, anticancer assistance, oral, vaginitis, diabetes, and alcohol and alcohol-free liver function. Their probiotics coated in cryo-protectant agents including pumpkin powder composed of protein, minerals and vitamins show high survival rate, shelf stability and acid resistance as well. The company is also able to provide raw-materials of probiotics that help increase lactobacillus in the body, suppressing pathogens and comforting bowel movements. Most species are isolated from Korean traditional fermented food(Kimchi) as well as Korean adults and children. The company is looking for a company, manufacturer, or a research institute interested in technology transfer or other kinds of technical cooperation of raw material and/or complete product production mainly applying the company’s technology which has been continuously developed for over 20 years through the company's sole R&D center.

Advantages and innovations

1) Species separation and production technology The company has its source technology of separating and producing over 500 bacteria species including 19 types of probiotics accredited by KFDA.(Korea Food and Drug Association) 2) Patented probiotics coating technology The company’s probiotics coated in cryo-protectant agents including pumpkin powder show high survival rate in long-term storage, shelf stability, and acid resistance. The patented coating technology ensures stability against gastric and bile acids in human body. 3) Patented species Through continuous research and development, the company holds a various patented species; vaginitis, obesity, antioxidation, whitening, etc.

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