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Bioactive Laboratories

First-in-class plant based antimicrobials & a stomach friendly anti-inflammatory, our market is global & we will be generating revenue in the US within 2 years.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • Currency AUD
  • Founded January 2013
  • Employees 1
  • Incorporation Type Not Incorporated
  • Website

Company Summary

Bioactive Laboratories is a private Australian company specialising in rare medicinal plant species.

With discoveries of first-in-class anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial treatments, Bioactive is expecting to launch a revolutionary stomach friendly anti-inflammatory and a potent anti-parasitic. Revenues from US pre-sales &/or licensing are expected within 2 years.

Melbourne Angels due diligence is now complete. Please contact Jim Liaskos on or +61 421 06 4444 from Melbourne Angels for syndication inquiries.


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    Rick Ferdinands
    Founder and Managing Director

    Rick has a commerce / technology degree from Curtin University Perth WA. Rick worked in the UK Biotech industry for several years as a software engineer in research and production environments.
    Since then he has been involved in taxation, telecommunications and plant based agriculture, specialising in innovative projects and startups.
    Rick has been commercialising R&D outcomes since 2000 winning Best Communications solution in Australia in 2004.

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    Dr Sandy Chien
    New Product Development, FDA Regulatory & IP Consultant & Advisory Board Member

    Sandy has a broad background in IP, regulatory and new product development in the dietary supplement industry.
    Dr. Xiaoming “Sandy” Chien received her Ph.D from University of California, Santa Barbara in Materials. Her main research was in multistep organic synthesis of conducting polymers. She collaborated with Alan Heegar who received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2000 and published papers in many peer-reviewed journals.

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    Eric Ho
    Accountant, business & taxation specialist Consultant & Advisory Board Member

    Eric has over 40 years experience in financial and accounting based business. He specialises in taxation, client management and R&D tax incentive programs.
    He has excellent skills and background knowledge in numerous international markets and a strong comprehension of financial & commercial strategies.
    Eric has a Bachelor of Business in Accounting, holds a CPA fellowship & Chartered Tax Advisor status with the Taxation Institute of Australia.