Pharma73 has already scaled up the fermentation process for the production of Chitin-Glucan Complex up to 1 m3.
Currently the team is focusing on the next scale up step, that will bring the process to industrial scale up to 4 m3, including the full development of the downstream process.
- Pre-Development stage – Comparative study of HPE1 excipient with reference excipients available in the market in order to determine the advantages and benefits of this new product in drug formulation;
- Development stage – Pre-commercial testing of HPE1 Pharma excipients and CGC Functional Fibers;
- 2017 – Market entry of Functional Fiber and HPE1 approved for one final product.