Funding from Tuscan Region to Espikem

EspiKem Srl obtained by the Tuscany Region a significant financing from "Programma Operativo Regionale" (POR) co-financed by the FESR for the "Regional competitiveness and employment" (2007-2013) "for supporting industrial research and experimental development joint between SMEs and research organizations in the field of health" for the BIOPEPTIDES project , in collaboration with the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Florence.

The project, entitled "Development of new biologically active peptides", will be funded for a period of two years, with the aim to develop, test, and patent new peptides, in particular in the field of cosmeceuticals. Espikem will be able to become a integrated biotechnology company, for develop and market its products.