Krill and Other Marine Species – Patents and Inventions

SOLVENT-FREE PROCESS FOR OBTAINING PHOSPHOLIPIDS AND NEUTRAL ENRICHED KRILL OILS

The invention is a process for obtaining krill oil with poly-unsaturated fatty acid DHA and EPA in the phospholipids fraction, with astaxanthin, and neutral lipids, used for human health applications. A sub-product is a low fat-content krill meal.

This invention also incorporates a procedure for obtaining a dried complex that contains krill oil in combination with phospholipids linked to DHA and EPA, proteins and astaxanthin for use on human-health applications.

Tharos’ co-owns the patent

“COMPOSITION BASED IN BONES OF FISH AND CRUSTACEAN AS AN IMPROVED SOURCE OF BIOAVAILABLE CALCIUM, METHODS FOR THEIR PREPARATION AND USES TO TREAT DEFICIENCY OF CALCIUM AND/OR TO TREAT AND/OR PREVENT FRACTURES OR OSSEOUS FISSURES.”

Osteos21 Ltd, which produces a novel product in high demand as a medical treatment, uses krill meal as the main crustacean meal source. It was co-developed with the late Dr. Hector Covacevich PhD, Cornell University professor and  Tharos’ partner.