French-headquartered venture capital firm Seventure Partners plans to unlock a third wave of microbiome innovation funds next year, aiming to invest €300 million in more than 20 cutting-edge companies, its CEO says.
The scientific community has had its eyes on the microbiome for years, but for the beauty industry and its consumers, 2022 will be the year the concept really gains important ground, says the founder of Gallinée.
The probiotics category continues to soar, with e-commerce fiercely fuelling growth and presenting plentiful opportunities for cosmetics, particularly products targeting mood, stress and overall wellbeing, says Lumina Intelligence.
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UK skin health specialist SkinBioTherapeutics has developed a probiotic powder targeting psoriasis – a product that centres on exciting advances in the gut-skin axis and holds wider promise for industry, its CEO says.
A five-year-long research has identified 21 recovery-associated bacteria (RABs) from the Alistipes, Ruminococcus, Parabacteroides species, as well as the more well-known Bifidobacterium species, as key in restoring microbial balance in the gut.