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Penelope Shihab

Company
MonoJO
Industry
BioTech
Date Selected
June 2015
Website
http://www.monojo.com.jo

Established in 2005, MonoJo is the first biotech center dedicated to researching the Middle East’s massive reservoir of untapped natural resources. MonoJo uses its cutting edge research capabilities to create a variety of products from cosmetics to pharmaceuticals using ingredients such as camel milk, honey, and dates.

In 2014, MonoJo launched Skinue, a line of 11 high-end products that utilize camel milk antibodies to nourish, moisturize, protect skin and control acne breakouts. In the field of R&D, MonoJo offers training in the biotech and medical fields and also offers services ranging from Quality Control services to medical devices file registration in Jordan. In the next two years, R&D efforts will focus on diabetes, oncology, infectious diseases, and gastritis. MonoJo also has plans to commercialize two pipeline products, a camel milk-based gastritis cure and a biosensor used to measure diabetes.

 





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