Malvern Cosmeceutics Ltd has developed a proprietary solubilisation technology known as Lipodisq®, for use in cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.
The delivery platform is based upon biodegradable nanoparticles known as Lipodisq® which are around 10-40 nm in size. These minute structures spontaneously assemble to carry target compounds deep into the outer layer of the skin from where the active can easily be released and penetrate into deeper tissues. The Lipodisq® nanoparticles trapped in the outer layers then degrade into materials present in nutritional or food products. The company has been engaged over its formative years in obtaining extensive patent protection of its delivery system.