Our Academic Partners
We have partnered with well-regarded researchers at prestigious academic institutions across the country. These universities have provided the setting for invaluable research and validation efforts, allowing us to develop potentially groundbreaking applications for both human and animal uses.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Among other studies, an extensive, yearlong in vitro study utilizing bovine primary mammary gland epithelial cells was conducted at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Dairy Science to study the immune-boosting effect of our bioactive compounds in dairy cows.View Website
University of Missouri
An in vitro study conducted by The Thompson Laboratory for Regenerative Orthopaedics (formerly The Comparative Orthopaedic Laboratory) at the University of Missouri generated positive results in demonstrating potential chondroprotective properties of one of our bioactive compounds in a canine joint tissue explant experiment.View Website
The University of Georgia
Our research and development team engaged the University of Georgia's Complex Carbohydrate Research Center to conduct a wide range of analyses and purification processes to help determine the makeup of the culture supernatant and various cell extractions, an ongoing process.View Website
Wayne State University
In-vivo testing of hypercholesterolemia at Wayne State University's Department of Nutrition and Food Science found test subjects treated with refined isolates dropped total cholesterol by 32% and increased HDL cholesterol counts by 5%.View Website
Arizona State University
We have optimized a largely unknown, wild freshwater algae strain for commercial phototrophic production thanks to our partnership with Dr. Thomas Dempster at Arizona State University’s Arizona Center for Algae Technology & Innovation, located on the ASU Polytechnic campus in Mesa, Arizona.View Website
Our Research Partners
We conducted a dairy cow in vivo pre-pilot and pilot study with leading mastitis experts research firm based in Tulare County, California, showing positive results for combatting bovine mastitis, an inflammatory condition of the udder that impacts milk production.
Synthetic Genomics, Inc.
Commercial scaling and process improvements for algae cultivation have been underway at SGI's Imperial Valley Facility, while the La Jolla facility is mapping the genome of our proprietary algae strain in anticipation of a strain development program.
Contract Research Organizations
Our company works with leading CROs such as Charles River, a global contract research organization, and others to test, validate and analyze our products as we move toward market readiness.
Potential partners and licensees require proof that our nutritional and active components deliver on claims, therefore, we have engaged in a variety of validation, safety, interactions, and stability tests to prove such claims, and meet compliance regulations set forth by the FDA, USDA, EPA, and FTC.
We follow specific protocols and processes for all licensing packages, including our models for efficacy and compliance. Our intention is to expand our potential licensing opportunities based on new research and development data in the near future.Contact Us for More Information