Qualitas & Valicor Partner to Commercialize Algae-Based Omega-3
Jerusalem, Dexter, Michigan, February 2013 – Qualitas Health and Valicor Renewables announced a strategic partnership that will accelerate the launch of high-EPA Omega-3 oil from algae. The companies have joined forces to combine their expertise and experience in biology, advanced chemistry and technology commercialization to make a significant impact on the global Omega-3 market with next-generation algae based products.
„We are excited to work with Valicor Renewables as our strategic extraction partner“ says Dr. Isaac Berzin , CTO of Qualitas Health. „Exclusive access to Valicor’s extraction technology gives us a significant technological advantage and reduces the time-to-market of our pure-EPA omega-3 oil from algae. Valicor’s technology is proven and practical. It completes the necessary portfolio of technologies needed to manufacture an algae-based Omega-3 supplement on a commercial scale.“
„The collaboration between Qualitas and Valicor brings together best-in-class cultivation and strain technology with best-in-class class extraction technology, protected by robust patents“ says Dr. Brian Goodall , VP. Business Development at Valicor Renewables. „Valicor’s extraction technology is designed to keep the natural algae polar lipids intact while avoiding the use of potentially harmful solvents“.