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Exosomm

Exosomm is a FoodTech company supported by Galil Ofek Innovation. Inspired by the virtues of mother milk and its unique health properties, the company is creating patent-based nutritional solutions with naturally isolated milk exosomes that are beneficial in cases of inflammation, infection, and cancer.

Status

Founded
2021
Incubated
2021
Development Stage
Industrialization
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The Need

IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, both incurable chronic inflammatory diseases. IBD patients suffer from abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea, prolonged fevers, decreased appetites, and weigh less as a consequence. They are at high risk for bowel cancer and despite all current treatments, a large number of patients will not go into remission, 50% will require surgical intervention, and will suffer from low quality of life. Moreover, current nutritional therapies are only partially effective.

Exosomm’s Solution

The company’s first product is a food formula with a patented active anti-inflammatory ingredient. The food formula is designed to reduce inflammation scores and prolong periods of remission in patients with IBD.
With proven isolation protocols, protected IP, and valuable partnerships, we envision a better tomorrow for millions of IBD patients worldwide, and the creation of a wide range of exosome-based nutritional products for a variety of medical conditions.

Prof. Shimon Reif, MD, Chief Medical Advisor & Co-Founder

Pediatric Gastroenterology and head of Department of Pediatrics at Hadassah Medical Center. The author of more than 100 scientific articles in the field of liver and gastrointestinal diseases in children.

Yaffa Elbaum Shiff, PhD, COO & Co-Founder

15 years of experience in Pediatric Nutrition and medical nutrition. Her research focuses on the biological effects of milk exosomes in human and other mammalian milk. Experienced advisor to the food industry.

Golan-Gerstl, PhD, CTO & Co-Founder

Senior Lecturer and Director of the Pediatric Laboratory at the Hadassah Medical Center. Her research focus on milk-derived extracellular vesicles and their miRNA cargo.

Netta Granot, CEO & Co-founder

20 years of experience leading technological, R&D, and innovation teams within the food industry with expertise in infant nutrition plant-based proteins and dairy.

The Market Opportunity

Stroke related costs are currently estimated at $72B per year. These costs are expected to grow significantly in years to come, with an estimated $94.3B in spending by 2035. As the population ages and life expectancy increases, strokes are poised to become one of the most expensive problems in healthcare.
Presently, there are 8.4 million patients worldwide, mostly in North America, Europe, and China, and this number is increasing by 1.5% each year.
Exosomm’s patent-based active ingredient can be used in medical foods, which its global market value is USD 21.2 billion with a CAGR of 5.2%.