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Press release 27 mei 2016

NutriLeads announces collaboration with DSM Nutritional Products

Dutch nutritional health ingredients startup NutriLeads B.V. announces the signing of a collaboration agreement with DSM Nutritional Products for the further development of its lead ingredient.

Following the successful closure of a seed investment in October 2015, NutriLeads announces that it has initiated a collaboration with DSM Nutritional Products to speed up development and to scale up production of its leading ingredient, a proprietary novel polysaccharide to support immune function and increase resistance to infections. Immune support and resistance to infections and colds is a major health concern of consumers and patients alike and is the main category of supplements used by consumers of all ages.

Dr Ruud Albers, CEO of Nutrileads: "I am very pleased that we embark on this co-development with DSM Nutritional Products, a strong partner committed to innovation. The experience and scale of DSM Nutritional Products will help to bring the benefits of our proprietary ingredient faster to consumers and patients".

Dr Rob Beudeker, VP Innovation Human Nutrition and Health at DSM: "We welcome this collaboration with NutriLeads. They own some interesting technology and we would like to help them bringing this to commercial fruition. Immunity benefits are very relevant for families all over the world."

 

NUTRILEADS is a startup that develops nutritional ingredients with demonstrated health effects. NutriLeads aims to catalyze nutritional health innovation in the food industry by partnering with relevant companies to identify promising lead ingredients, develop sustainable and commercially viable production processes, manage the regulatory requirements and initiate scientific & clinical programs to substantiate the health effects of these ingredients. Together we will bring the benefits of the proprietary ingredients to patients and consumers.

For more information about NutriLeads please contact: Ruud Albers, PhD Chief Executive Officer, NutriLeads B.V. +31 (0)651 304 491 ruud.Albers@NutriLeads.com - www.nutrileads.com

 

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in life sciences and materials sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders simultaneously. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive,paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 25,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.

For more information:

DSM Nutritional Products Director Communications & External Affairs - Nelleke Barning +31 6 512 612 86 - Email nelleke.barning@dsm.com



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