Macrofarm: innovation at the service of nutraceuticals, cosmetics, pharmaceutics
THE ORIGINS OF MACROFARM: FROM CONCEPT TO REALIZATION
In the last years, the growth of nutraceutical, pharmaceutic and cosmetic markets made raise the interest of the companies operating in these fields in increasingly recent knowledges that can be used with the aim to obtain new products. In this context, in which bridging the gap between scientific research and technology transfer in a rapid manner is necessary, Macrofarm, a spin-off of the University of Calabria (UNICAL), found its place. In 2010, the Professors Francesco Puoci, Vincenzo Pezzi and Nevio Picci, Dr. Ortensia Ilaria Parisi and the CEO Fabio Amone founded the company.
The mission of Macrofarm lies in the diffusion, throughout the market, of the knowledges and the competences acquired by researchers in years of experience in UNICAL Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences and this is made possible by the collaborations among academic researchers with expertise in various scientific areas, such as biology, chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences.
Macrofarm uses an innovative approach in order to devel ...