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Phyco-Biotech Laboratories were founded in 2011 around a vision of valorization of micro-algae and an approach of optimal quality for all its products. With more than 20 years of experience from its scientific experts in the field of extraction and purification of fluorescent labels, Phyco-Biotech Laboratories have world-renowned expertise in micro-algae. Phyco-Biotech is also positioned in the nutraceutical market thanks to active R&D and research collaborations with INSERM, the University of Sciences of Montpellier and the Faculty of Medicine of Montpellier.

CREATION OF PHYCO-BIOTECH

1 February 2011

Phyco-Biotech Laboratories founded by M.G. GAY, Dr. N. JOUY, and Dr. J.-C. BACCOU First activity: Research and Development in Biotechnology Expertise: extraction and purification of phycobiliproteins Research collaborations with INSERM, University of Montpellier, Faculty of Sciences of Montpellier, INRA Obtaining the JEI status (Young Innovative Company) for the R&D work carried out.

LABELS AND RESEARCH

1 January 2012

Expansion of the range of natural fluorescent labels in precipitated form Beginning of Research and Development on the enrichment of Spirulina in trace elements Implementation of a PhD thesis with Dr. Joris VIDE.

STUDY RESULTS

1 January 2013

Obtaining the eligibility of the Research Tax Credit Publications of the results of scientific studies demonstrating the benefits of bioavailable trace elements (organic form) on animal models (hypertensive Hamster and Rat SHR) Marketing of lyophilized natural fluorescent labels.

ACTIVITY DIVERSIFICATION

1 January 2014

R&D in the pharmaceutical industry. Spirulina production enriched in trace elements (Iron, Silicon, Selenium). Creation of a range of natural food supplements for therapeutic purposes.

PATENT SUBMISSION

1 January 2015

Phyco-Biotech Laboratories file two patents: a patent for therapeutic applications for Bioavailable Silicon and a patent for bioavailable silicon-enrichment technology.

ENLARGEMENTS AND EXTENSION

1 January 2016

Beginning of research work on cosmetic products. Extension of patents for Europe. Enlargement of the range of fluorescent labels.

ICEPS AND PHYCOCYANIN

1 January 2017

Phyco-Biotech Laboratories win the 2017 ICEPS Award: Non-Drug Interventions. Production of lyophilized phycocyanin at (purity index: 3.7, i.e. 93% purity).

CLINICAL TRIAL

1 January 2018

Beginning of a clinical study on humans in phase 3 that aims to demonstrate the benefits of bioavailable silicon from Phyco-Biotech Laboratories on cardiovascular diseases. Our R&D collaborations

Collaborativ research & developement

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