Purpurin 18: A natural anthraquinone with special pharmacological activities

Purpurin 18 is a derivative of chlorophyll, a natural pigment found in green plants and algae.It can be easily isolated from all kinds of green plants and, thus, it presents an economically feasible source. Selective destruction of cancer cells possible Purpurin 18 has been studied as a potential photosensitizer for photodynamic therapy (PDT),This therapy uses […]

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Vitafoods in Geneva

Vitafoods Geneva from May 14th to 16th – we will be there and look forward to meeting you in person.

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BIO Korea in Seoul

We will participate in BIO Korea in Seoul from May 8th to 10th. Visit us – we look forward to inspiring conversations! Please feel free to make an appointment in advance.

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CPHI North America in Philadelphia

We are attending CPHI North America in Philadelphia. May 7-9, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia. We look forward to meeting you in person!

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Antimony Potassium Tartrate from grapevines

In the Middle Ages, Paracelsus recommended various antimony-containing formulas like Antimony Potassium Tartrate, also know as emetic tartar for medical applications – both externally and internally. Due to the toxicity of almost all antimony compounds, only a few antimony-containing drugs are still in use today. Nevertheless, the worldwide extraction of antimony compounds like emetic tartar […]

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Azadirachtin – environmentally friendly biopesticide from the neem tree

Azadirachtin is a chemical compound belonging to the limonoid group. It is a secondary metabolite found in the seeds of the neem tree (Azadirachta indica). It is a highly oxidized tetranortriterpenoid derived from naringenin. It boasts aplethora of oxygen-bearing functional groups, including an enol ether, acetal, hemiacetal, tetra-substituted epoxide and various carboxylic esters. The structure […]

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Active ingredient of the month April: Bisacodyl

Our active ingredient of the month, Bisacodyl, belongs to the group of laxatives. In the form of enteric-coated tablets or suppositories, it is usually used for a short time for constipation – since the 1950s. Special feature: dual mechanism of action Bisacodyl offers a dual mechanism of action: on the one hand, it stimulates the […]

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From scouting to project management: We support your innovation process

Scarcity of raw materials, legal requirements, patent expirations, increasing competition, global pressure. These are challenges that almost every industry faces. In particular, the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. This is aggravated by pronounced regulatory requirements. Pharmaceutical industry: Expenditure on research and development particularly high Regulations and safety standards are constantly changing. Pharmaceutical and chemical companies must […]

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Active ingredient of the month March: Sodium hyaluronate

Sodium hyaluronate or hyaluronic acid is an endogenous substance that is mainly found in joints and connective tissue. Together with water, hyaluronic acid forms a viscous gel, making it the ideal lubricant in the body. Astonishingly, one gram of hyaluronic acid is able to bind up to six liters of water. This extraordinary storage capacity […]

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Swiss Biotech Day 2024 in Basel

We will participate in the Swiss Biotech Day Congress on April 22/23, 2024 in Basel. Feel free to contact us to make an appointment. We look forward to meeting you in person.

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Biopesticides in the European Green Deal

Biopesticides are an important part of the European Green Deal. The Green Deal is a European Union policy initiative that aims to make the EU climate-neutral by 2050 and promote a sustainable economy.As part of the Green Deal, various measures are being taken to reduce the environmental impact of agriculture and promote sustainable practices. Biopesticides […]

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Sustainable and cost-saving: Industrial storage for our photovoltaic system

A lot has happened behind our company building lately. In addition to our photovoltaic system, a FENECON Industrial S industrial storage system was installed here. It is a well-known fact that the energy of a photovoltaic system is not constantly available. If the sky is overcast for a longer period of time, the self-generated electricity […]

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