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Bioglane is a Industrial Biotech, innovative biocatalysts company . We are using a new enzymes to get complex chiral substances on a regular industrial quality. We have developed the supply of a innovative weight management nutritional ingredient, that is going to be commercialized worldwide, starting on 2013.

Bioglane has focused on D-fagomine, a little known natural iminosugar present in the human diet for centuries. The company has scaled up its industrial production of this active under FDA-GMP and is now expanding its contacts with food manufacturers for the joint development of new, exclusive food products using D-fagomine in a range of applications.

Bioglane is an entrepreneurial venture co-founded in 2007 by the Managing Director and researchers from CSIC. Other shareholders include: Genoma España, a state Spanish foundation, and Banca Civica. The company is financially supported by Catalan, Spanish and European Authorities.

D-fagomine a novel nutritional ingredient

What we offer:
D-fagomine is a healthy nutritional ingredient to balance refined carbohydrates in the diet also for healthy people.

Bioglane’s original research has shown that D-fagomine is an efficient agent in helping to avoid sharp blood glucose peaks following the intake of refined carbohydrates. The presence of small amounts of d-fagomine delays and balances the energy release from refined sugar and starch avoiding the health problems associated with today’s omnipresent (palatant and cheap) refined sugar diet – now recognized as a global health challenge.

D-fagomine is a little known, natural iminosugar present in buckwheat grain and buckwheat based traditional foods and could be considered one of the more simple glucose analogs present in nature.

What we are looking for:
Relevant partners from Food Industry to co-invest in the fast developement of novel proposals including d-fagomine.

  • Manufacture of food and beverage
  • Functional Food (nutraceuticals)/ Enriches (vitamins, minerals)
  • Food Technology
  • Nutrition and Health

Collaboration sought:
  • Research Co-operation/ FP7 Project
  • Licence Agreement
  • Investment/Financing


Ms Alba Obiols

Business development & logistics

Mr Sergio Pumarola

General Manager

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