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New Cellmid hair growth products to be launched

Bio-technology developer Cellmid will collaborate with Pump Haircare for the supply of its FGF5 inhibitor hair growth products which will be sold under the Pump brand. Cellmid subsidiary Advangen will manufacture and supply Pump branded hair lotions including the company’s hair loss prevention and hair growth technologies. Cellmid sells evolis (pictured), Jo-Ju and Lexilis branded anti-ageing hair care and skin products in Asia. Cellmid and Pump will also collaborate to develop new anti-ageing products.

Australian Vanadium confirms high vanadium extraction rates

Resources and chemicals group Australian Vanadium has achieved 89 per cent vanadium extraction from roasted ore pellets during the pilot phase of testing of its mechanical processing circuit. A second phase leading to the development of a bankable feasibility study will validate overall vanadium leach extraction levels. The company is developing a vanadium, iron and titanium resource at Gabanintha south of Meekatharra, where it will undertake crushing, milling and benefaction of the magnetite ores. It said the latest results would maximise onshore Australian extraction of high-value vanadium products.

Universal Biosensors cracks European markets

Electrochemical test developer Universal Biosensors has revealed sales success for its Sentia wine testing device in France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal and Switzerland. The sales were made through a number of distributors for its equipment, which test for sulphur dioxide, glucose, malic acid and other components of wine. UBI’s CEO John Sharman said: “The launch of Sentia into European markets is a significant step forward for the company. Between (distributors) Vinventions, AZ3Oene and XC Oenologie Sarl we have access to more than 26,000 wineries across Europe.”

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