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/ 13.11.2018

Zcube – Zambon Research Venture and Panoxyvir


Milan, OpenZone, 25 October 2018
Winners Announced for the Special Corporate Fast Track Prize | PGM8

After a careful selection from among 600 applications for the Prize, by the special commissions set up:

Zcube – Zambon Research Venture has chosen PANOXYVIR
Sector: Bio/Med/Life Science/Health Care
Place of Origin: Turin, Piemonte

A patent that proposes the use of oxysterols, physiological molecules produced from cholesterol oxidation, as powerful antivirals in the prevention and cure of infections such as rhinovirus.
Rhinovirus is a causal agent of the common cold (the most widespread infection in the world), but is also responsible for worsening of non-reversible chronic respiratory diseases such as asthma, chronic obstructive bronchopneumonia and cystic fibrosis.

Type of business: BtoBtoC
Development Phase: minimal viable product
Average age: 47 years old

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