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A Nutrition Specific Intervention "Nutrient Loaded Facecream" to Tackle Iron and Vitamin Deficiency

The scope of the project is to develop a novel, cost-effective, transdermal multi-micronutrient delivery system as a lotion or a similar, an everyday used item in rural and urban population, thus giving it a unique positioning advantage to enable effective and efficient delivery to the last mile – end user. The final outcome is a platform transdermal technology that enables transdermal delivery of multiple actives. The innovation offers unique benefits like increased micronutrient absorption, reduced dose wastages and malabsorption, increased bioavailability & compliance over the conventional delivery modes like oral pills and syrups etc. The company’s mission is to augment global efforts for Sustainable Development Goals 2.1, 3.1 & 3.2.

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