Quatrefolic® with XaQuilXR is the Finished Product of the Year - Medical Food category at the NutraIngredients Awards 2016

Gnosis is proud to announce that its commitment to providing innovative solutions to global well-being and health care challenges has been rewarded at NutraIngredients Award 2016, winning in the FINISHED PRODUCT OF THE YEAR - medical food category with XaquilXR from XYMOGEN, a new finished product formulated with Quatrefolic®.

At Vitafoods, NutraIngredients Awards 2016 celebrated innovation and research of the global nutritional industry, awarding companies and products that, by seizing the most recent compelling nutritional needs, really bring tangible benefits to humans well-being.

XaQuilXR, formulated with Quatrefolic® and developed through a fruitful partnership between XYMOGEN and Gnosis, triumphed as Finished Product of the Year in the Medical Food category.

Quatrefolic® in XaQuilXR is the glucosamine salt of the 5-methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF), the metabolic active form of folate.

The specific & patented extended-release profile of Quatrefolic® was chosen in order to replicate what happens into the intestine to dietary folate.
Medical food industry is expanding and is driven by the rise in aging population, the shift to enteral nutrition and a demand for personalized medicine. XaquilXR offers the most bioavailable form of reduced folate available in the market, Quatrefolic®, the glucosamine salt of the 5-MTHF, in an innovative, orally administered, extended release formulation.

Quatrefolic® is "Best New Ingredient" finalist at NutrAward 2012

Gnosis is proud to announce that the patented innovative folate derivative Quatrefolic®, launched in 2011, confirms the leveraging market interest and its innovative features being selected as finalist at NutrAward 2012 as the "Best New Ingredient".

The NutrAward program was created over 10 years ago, to reward and recognize companies that are investing in rigorous and measurable scientific studies to prove the efficacy of their proprietary ingredients, products or technologies, awarding the "Best new ingredient" and the "Best new finished products".

Scientific merit, efficacy, health-related benefits, safety and innovation have been evaluated by an independent panel of judges to define the finalists of the best new ingredient category, according to the market potential and credibility recognition that they are obtaining in the marketplace. Really ingredients should have been commercially introduced since 2010 in order to be eligible.

The NutrAward winners are selected based on a weighted vote from the selection committee (consisting of a panel of industry experts, scientists and nutritionists), as well as by cumulative votes of registered Engredea and Nutracon attendees.

"Most Effective Strategic Product Development"

Quatrefolic® is declared winner of "Most Effective Strategic Product Development" at the Nutraceutical Business & Technology (NBT) Awards 2011. Gnosis' Quatrefolic was awarded the prestigious first prize from the three top finalists and from a group of several candidates during the Gala dinner held in Geneva on May 11th.

The independent and impartial expert judging panel was selected to give an impartial, professional and wide-ranging level of expertise and assembled exclusively from leading healthcare organizations and top business school academics.

Chaired by Dr Kevin Robinson, editor of both Nutraceutical Business & Technology (NBT) and Pure Health Magazine (PHM), and composed by nine prominent judges the panel recognized Gnosis and its new compound Quatrefolic®, for excellence in; innovative patent design, high quality product development, flexibility and choice for the consumer, recognizing market and consumer demands and trends, strategic market orientation, project planning and execution and overcoming research and development challenges.

Vitafoods Exhibition

Vitafoods Europe is the most important event in the world exclusively focused on the expanding market for nutraceuticals, functional foods and drinks, ingredients & raw materials. The global nutraceutical event attracts each year in Geneva over 8500 attendees, 500 exhibitors and 250 delegates, and is regarded as the leading event in the nutraceutical industry calendar. During Vitafoods Exhibition a wide range of initiatives and features take place, offering free educational sessions designed to provide updates on the latest industry developments, including Supplier Seminar Theatre and Discussion Forum.

NBT Awards

With the mission of spearheading innovation and excellence in the nutraceutical industry NBT Awards has been launched in association with Via Connect, NBT Magazine and Vitafoods Exhibition recognizing excellence in R&D, marketing, business and technology in the areas of ingredients, finished products, applications and business practices.

The awards endeavour to set a global standard for the industry, outlining recognisable and significant developments in health management, safety and quality, technology and environmental excellence, delivering a set of benchmarks for a pan-European/global audience of nutraceutical professionals.

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