Published on February 23, 2009
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OUTLINE Virun, a company overview Food & Beverage Technology Ethics Our goal & corporate leadership Partnering technologies & science alike Virun, Inc.
Virun, a company overview
Food & Beverage Technology
Our goal & corporate leadership
Partnering technologies & science alike
Philip J. Bromley, CEO & Co-Founder Nickols L. Huang President & Co-Founder Craig P. Wang, COO & EVP Co-founder Virun, Inc. Established in 2003 Virun, a company overview
“ To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.” Isaac Newton Mathematician & Scientist Calculus “ Natural science, does not simply describe and explain nature; it is part of the interplay between nature and ourselves.” Werner Heisenberg Chemical Physicist, Theory of Quantum Mechanics Virun is a biotechnology company focusing on improving oral bioavailability of compounds and peptides in order to improve life safely and effectively. Virun has achieved the highest oral bioavailability of human recombinant insulin through its Mucosal Adhesive Penetrating Technology By attaching cell penetrating peptides to the active therapeutic agent, Virun enables LRP1 & LRP2 receptor mediated endoscytosis to achieve high pharmacokinetic profiling. Virun’s focus is not only profound within pharmaceutical applications, but has recently dubbed interest in fortifying foods and beverages with a natural, safe and effective nanotechnology for Omega-3 fatty acids, such as DHA and EPA. Virun, a company overview © VIRUN 2009 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Virun has recently developed technology that enables Omega-3 fatty acids to dissolve clear with no bad taste. Referred to as, nanotechnology, Virun utilizes a natural process to create small particles that reflect light and further prevent interactions that can degrade efficacy. In order to achieve a small enough particle that dissolves clear while simultaneously stabilizing further degradation, a unique technology allows the particle to accept both hydrophobic (water-hating) and hydrophilic (water-liking) characteristics. This system is a significant methodology used in order to yield stability that naturally protects the Omega-3 integrity. Food & Beverage Technology © VIRUN 2009 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
The following Patents-pending apply: 61/070,381, 61/132,409, 61/132,424, 61/132,953 & 61/070,392
Virun strives to represent itself with the consumer in mind; adults, children, toddlers and infants consume food and beverage products alike. Because of this, Virun focuses on the safety and efficacy of the products it develops and manufactures. Certain Ingredients/preservatives that have been used to increase the stability of Omega-3 fatty acids are not widely accepted into foods, let alone beverages. Beverage manufacturers world-wide do not accept certain ingredients/preservatives because of their toxicological profile or biological side effect that may occur. Virun uses ingredients that are natural, safe and accepted by food and beverage manufacturers world-wide. Developing technologies that are safe & effective has been Virun’s core value since inception and Virun will maintain that integrity throughout. Ethics © VIRUN 2009 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
“ Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” Henry Ford Virun’s goal is to incorporate our Omega H2O® into shelf stable and clear juice-beverage products world-wide. Virun offers more than just technology, but a strategic approach to enhance beverages with Omega-3’s. Working exclusively with the major beverage-brand-manufacturers offers long term stability in an unstable economy. We have not only strategically aligned with the major beverage brands, but have also made alliances with commercial brands to enhance the omega-3 fortified beverage category. Virun strongly supports Partnered progress and investment opportunities to excel our goal. Our Goal & Corporate Leadership © VIRUN 2009 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Virun focuses on partnering with companies who reach-out to the consumer. A strong partnership with the consumer brand is a strong channel for our product innovation’s. Having innovation is key, but having the finished consumer brand is the door that delivers the innovation. Partnerships offer an adhesive support that can optimize Virun’s ability to reach the consumer with shelf stable and clear Omega-3 fatty acid fortified beverages. Virun welcomes investment opportunities that further enable Omega-3’s into shelf stable and clear beverages through our patents pending technologies. Through partnering, we can achieve our goal while supplementing the scientific advancement to improve life. Partnering technologies & science alike © VIRUN 2009 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
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