Sample application: Plant therapywww.biopher.com
BioPher™ (Pty) Ltd develops and commercialises bioagricultural products. The company is in the business of increasing harvesting yields by using novel concepts in agriculture. Established in 2008, it manufactures, markets and distributes AnnGro®, a product based on the Pheroid® technology. AnnGro® is used to improve the uptake of inorganic fertilizer by incorporation into liquid macro-element fertilizer as a nutrient uptake enhancer.
The product is registered under Act 36 of 1947 as an adjuvant (L9443) with similar registrations in a number of countries. It has been used with success by large and small-scale farmers with the largest export currently to China. A second product, CoatgroTM for dry fertilizer is undergoing evaluation in the field. The Technology Innovation Agency is supporting a current investigation by Biopher™ into the use of Pheroid® and similar formulation technologies, for use in pesticides.
Antech Pharmaceuticals is a healthcare bio-technology company founded in 2018. Our company’s vision is to make a positive and meaningful contribution to the health sector in the African continent and beyond through its novel product development and commercialization approach. Antech works with various partners to ensure that life saving and life enhancing health innovations are accessible to a broader patient population.Antech is in the process of establishing a portfolio of Health Technologies & Products to be commercialized in South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa.Antech Pharma is a level 2 BBBEE contributor.
Sample Application: Various www.formul8.co.za
Formul8 Pharma (Pty) Ltd is a small company addressing a large gap in the pharmaceutical industry in South Africa. Their main business is developing and compounding pharmaceutical products exclusively for, and directly to specialists in the various expert fields of healthcare. Pharmaceutical compounding is the art and science of preparing personalised medication for patients.
Nothing that Formul8 does is generic – the concept is new, the medication is tailor-made, effective and specific to the need of every individual patient.
Sample application: Various www.necsa.co.za
Necsa is a state-owned company responsible for undertaking and promoting Research & Development in the field of nuclear energy and radiation sciences. They are also responsible for processing source material, including uranium enrichment, and co-operating with other institutions, locally and abroad, on nuclear and related matters.
Until recently, Necsa engaged in commercial business mainly through its wholly-owned commercial subsidiaries NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd (NTP), who are responsible for a range of radiation-based products and services for healthcare, life sciences and industry, and Pelchem SOC Ltd (Pelchem), who supplies fluorine and fluorine-based products. Necsa is now also in the business of developing novel radiopharmaceutical products and has joined the Pheroid® Cluster Incubator in that capacity.
Sample application: Skin creams and beauty treatmentswww.oriskincare.co.za
Golden Rewards 1497 CC is a South African company dealing with cosmetic products and treatments. Golden Rewards’ vision is an innovative product line containing a number of high-quality and clinically evaluated cosmetic products. Golden Rewards focuses on personal attention, quality and results in an elegant environment since they believe that beauty is more than skin deep. Their product line, Ore'a, a range of facial skin care products, is currently in the process of being launched to the South African market.
www.lycoderm.co.zaLycoderm Laboratories is a specialist skincare company assisting Dermatologists, Plastic Surgeons and Aesthetic Practitioners to help them treat their patients. Our range of expertise include preparing hard to find medications on a prescription basis to product development and cosmetic manufacturing.