The Singapore Israel Industrial R&D Foundation

TransAlgae Israel Ltd

TransAlgae Israel Ltd

Company: TransAlgae Israel Ltd
Name: Dr Doron Eisenstadt
Designation: VP Product Development
Country: Israel
Address: -
Tel: -
Mobile: +972 54 2218169
Fax: +972 8 9366165
Technology Classification: Protein Oral Delivery - Algae
Main Business Activity: Algae Production for Protein Oral Delivery

Company Profile, Products & Technologies, Target Market:

Founded in 2008, TransAlgae is a biotech company incorporated in the USA, with a research center located at the Weizmann Science Park in Rehovot, Israel. TransAlgae develops and cultivates a variety of enhanced algae possessing high value products for the global aquaculture and animal husbandry markets.

Brief description of proposed R&D project:

To develop a technology platform that harnesses algae as cell factories for the production of customized or off-the-shelf bio-molecules. These products, will be comprised of dried modified algae that will contain enzymes, active molecules, vaccines or other proteins, which will be engineered for oral delivery as food supplements.

Role of Requesting Company in Proposed R&D Project:

TransAlgae has successfully transformed different species of algae with various functional proteins. Enhanced algae enable oral delivery of many proteins thereby avoiding the use of current inferior techniques, such as injections. TransAlgae has a proven ability to orally deliver selected proteins to shrimp and fish, and intends to attempt the oral delivery of proteins such as vaccines to other species of the animal husbandry industry.

Desired Profile of R&D Partner and its role in the proposed project:

Fish feed producing company that will co-develop pipeline products and conduct feeding trials.

R&D Partner Search

SIIRD promotes, facilitates and funds joint industrial R&D collaboration between Singapore-based companies and Israel-based companies.

R&D Partner Search Request Form

Please complete the 'R&D Partner Search Request Form' if your company is interested to search for technology partner in Singapore or Israel for joint R&D collaboration.

Our offices in Singapore and Israel will attempt to do a matching and make initial contact with any company which might be of interest to you.

The form will only be used for the purpose of matching potential R&D collaboration partners in Singapore and Israel under the SIIRD programme.

Companies who have been matched and who would like to jointly apply for funding for research and development  activities can do so by following the instructions in the  Proposal Submission page.

Alternatively, companies can refer to the lists of companies from Singapore and Israel who have indicated interest to look for R&D partners. Please contact the SIIRD Management if you have identified suitable partners from the lists and we will link you up with the relevant parties. Please refer to the hyperlinks above for access to the lists.

"Our cooperation with APN Nutripharm in Singapore brings us very close to a new cosmetic product for the exciting Asian market. SIIRD brought us together, and through its continuous support we benefit from the technological and marketing synergy of both companies."
- Mr. Eyal Weinstein, CEO
Leorex Ltd