"Gummy Bear" Versus Needle: New Manufacturing Process for Peptide and Protein Drugs

A team of young Heidelberg researchers has been approved for funding from the EXIST Transfer of Research programme for a new process to manufacture specific active ingredients that in future will allow oral administration instead of painful injections. The innovative process will be further developed and serve as the basis for a start-up business. The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) is providing funding in the amount of approx. 940,000 euros. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)