COPALIS is a major actor in supplying marine based natural actives to the nutraceutics, functional food, animal nutrition and cosmetic markets. With nearly 50 years’ experience, COPALIS controls enzymatic techniques to industrially produce protein and peptide hydrolysates of marine origin.
Being immersed in a region based on sea activities, the team is at the heart of the marine research and closely works with specialists in the area to remain at the highest level of scientific researches: raw material knowledge and management, manufacturing processes, etc… are constantly improved in partnership with famous French and international research teams such as Ifremer (French Institute for Exploitation of the Sea) and Pasteur Institute.
Managing its own Research and Development, COPALIS continuously invests to support the development of new extracts. Each new ingredient involves rigorous scientific tests to ensure security and efficacy: in vitro analysis, preclinical tests and clinical studies are undertaken in partnership with renowned research units.
COPALIS involvement in several French and European research programs also boosts innovation and R&D team dynamism: SEAFOOD plus, Eureka, Competitive cluster, etc…