Australian Pharmako Biotechnologies wins TWO inaugural awards in the NutraIngredient Awards held in Singapore in conjunction with Vitafoods Asia


Held in conjunction with the Vitafoods Asia expo, the NutraIngredients-Asia Awards recognize innovation and cutting edge research in healthy foods, supplements and nutrition. These were the inaugural awards for the Asian region. Pharmako Biotechnologies won the Start Up Company of the Year, and Botanical Product of the Year (HydroCurc®) Awards. the-top-prizes-at-the-first-NutraIngredients-Asia-awards

Ten awards were presented, with the Blackmores Institute awarded the inaugural NutraIngredients- Asia Nutrition Research Program of the Year Award.

WINNER: Start-Up Company. Pharmako Biotechnologies Pty based in Sydney is the proud winner of the Start-Up Category. This award recognises the best new companies blazing the trail in the nutrition and health market and rewards new ideas, potential for change, and commercial success in companies established in the last 3 years. Pharmako won the similar award in May in the NutraIngredients Awards in Geneva.

WINNER: HydroCurc® – Bioavailable Curcumin Pharmako’s new bioavailable curcumin formulation was announced as Botanical Product of the Year. HydroCurc® uses Pharmako’s revolutionary new LipiSperse® technology (also a finalist in the Innovation of the Year category), making it the world’s most bioavailable curcumin in a single dose. Pharmako ran the human pharmacokinetic trial demonstrating the enhanced bioavailability at the University of Queensland.

About Pharmako Biotechnologies Pty Ltd Pharmako specialises in Lipid Based Drug Delivery Systems, essentially enhancing the body’s absorption of fat soluble nutrients for the nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, functional food and cosmeceutical industries. Pharmako was founded in 2015 by former senior TGA manager Mr George Kokkinis and former senior Swisse Wellness executive Mr Eric Meppem.

Pharmako is a finalist in the upcoming Export Council of Australia’s and NSW Government’s Export Awards in in the Health and Biotechnology Category. Pharmako has also been named as a winner in the Westpac Top 200 Businesses of Tomorrow.

For further information: Eric Meppem Co-founder / Commercial Director +61 439 202 767

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