Specialists in biomolecules
Despite being a centenary drug, heparin remains as one of the essential drugs of medicine and especially of modern surgery but, in addition, possible applications in malaria, cancer or fertility are being investigated.
Bioiberica's Terra-Sorb® line of biostimulants to fight against stress in crops celebrates its 30th anniversary. Terra-Sorb® was first sold in Spain in 1987. Today it enjoys an excellent international reputation and is present in more than 65 countries.
The use of heparin in pregnancy is increasingly common to avoid thromboembolic complications, abortions or delays in fetal growth. In this story, Monica tells us how thanks to heparin, she was able to bring her third pregnancy to term.
Since its foundation in 1975, Bioiberica has been focused on the production of heparin. The company understood that it was an active ingredient indispensable for human health and that it was important to be able to offer the maximum guarantees of safety and traceability. Today, one out of every five heparin doses administered worldwide has been developed and manufactured by Bioibérica.
Aquaculture now produces more than half of the seafood consumed worldwide and Spain has become the European Union's main producer. Today we wanted to get to know this sector more in depth and analyse how Bioibérica's Animal Nutrition division contributes to it.
The Catalan Institute of Bioengineering, the Barcelona Institute of Global Health and Bioibérica have joined forces to study the development of new compounds derived from heparin to fight malaria, a disease that infects 200 million people each year and causes half a million deaths.