Burcon NutraScience Corporation has been granted two US patents for
novel uses of its Supertein canola protein as a functional
component in food compositions, bringing the number of patents it
holds for the ingredient up to seven.
Burcon NutraScience has said it has enough cash in its coffers to
fund operations and working capital requirements through October
2009, thanks in part to raising C$630,131 through the exercise of
share purchase warrants.
Burcon NutraScience said it has secured three-way material transfer
agreements for the provision of proprietary canola protein samples
to undisclosed third parties for testing, following a bid for
participants in August.
Burcon NutraScience and ADM have entered into material transfer
agreements with client food and beverage companies for canola
proteins Puratein and Supertein - the latest step on a long path to
bringing the potentially groundbreaking...
Burcon Nutrascience Corporation has been granted the go-ahead to
conduct a share offering by way of a rights offering, which is
expected to raise up to C$5m towards the continuing R&D and
general working capital.
Burcon NutraScience Corporation has announced that it has
successfully modified its canola protein extraction process to make
its Puratein and Supertein ingredients suitable for a broader range
of food and beverages.
Burcon NutraScience Corporation has made headway in improving the
physical and functional properties of its canola proteins with a
view to seeing them used in a broader range of products, reports
Burcon and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) have completed the
technical phase of the commercialization of Puratein and Supertein,
canola proteins, expected to have a wide range of applications in
the food and nutraceutical industries,...
Burcon NutraScience, the Canada-based producer of rapeseed protein
products, has contracted Germany's Fraunhofer Institute to carry
out tests on its Supertein and Puratein products with a view to
finding new added-value opportunities...
The potential health benefits of canola proteins wil be the focus
of a research collaboration after Burcon NutraScience and the
Fraunhofer Institute announced they would join forces to
investigate Burcon's Supertein and Puratein.