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Tecnologías de diagnóstico para cuidado bucal

Resumen

Tipo:
Demanda Tecnológica
Referencia:
TRBE20170608001
Publicado:
15/06/2017
Caducidad:
15/06/2018
Resumen:
Una multinacional belga del sector de bienes de consumo busca tecnologías, productos, dispositivos y técnicas de diagnóstico aplicables en el sector de cuidado bucal. La empresa está interesada en aumentar su catálogo actual de productos para mejorar la experiencia del consumidor. Las soluciones buscadas permitirán al consumidor monitorizar su salud (hábitos y comportamientos), identificar áreas de interés y llevar a cabo buenas prácticas médicas. La empresa busca industrias o centros de I+D con el fin de establecer acuerdos de colaboración técnica o licencia.

Details

Tittle:
Diagnostic technologies for oral care
Summary:
A Belgian multinational active in consumer goods looks for diagnostic technologies, products, devices, or techniques applicable in the field of oral care. The solutions sought will enable the consumer to monitor their health (including habits -Y- behaviors), identify areas of concern, and drive good health practices. Technical collaboration or license agreements are sought with industry or R-Y-D centres.
Description:
A Belgian multinational based in Brussels and active in consumer goods wishes to increase its portfolio of products with solutions which wiill enhance the customer experience and therefore allow the company to broaden its current range of products with a new offer which clients can choose from.

With such an aim, this company is looking for available diagnostic solutions, including technologies, products, devices, or techniques that can contribute to oral care purposes.

More in particular, the company is interested in identifying solutions that enable the consumer to monitor their health (including habits -Y- behaviors), identify areas of concern, and drive good health practices.

The company is interested in the following benefit areas:

- Identification of oral health issues and combinations thereof:
* Gingivitis/Periodontitis
* Caries
* Tooth color change
* Bad/Unhealthy Breath
* Saliva composition that would indicate any oral or whole body health condition
* Other

- Assessment of cleaning efficacy on multiple oral surfaces (e.g. teeth, gums and tongue)

* Monitor oral hygiene metrics to encourage healthy habits
* Foster more complete/thorough cleaning
* Assessment or monitoring of whole body health conditions via oral detection

The company is looking for collaboration with industrial partners or research centres able to provide products, technologies or ingredients serving the oral care purposes listed above.

The purpose would be setting up a long lasting cooperation allowing the large account to comply with its internal strategy and for the potential partner to interact in a systematic way with the large account so as to have immediate access to forthcoming similar requests.

Actually, for the technical cooperation, this large account intends to work together with potential partners having the suitable technical solution coupled to the related expertise and knowledge in line with the technical specifications listed for the purposes of this technology request.

As for the licence agreement, should an already developed solution exist and be fully compliant with the technical requirements listed, the large account would envisage discussions on the terms of the licence use.
Technical Specification or Expertise Sought:
Product forms may include:
- Paste/Gel
- Floss
- Rinse
- Strip or Tray
- Brush
- Separate Device/Alternate Form/Combination
- Smart Technologies for Assessment and Feedback, e.g. visual
- Business Models

Preference is expressed for products/technologies that:

- Provide a meaningful/measurable indication of efficacy
- Have been demonstrated effective in the laboratory or for products currently available commercially
- Provide visual or other sensorial signal indicating cleaning efficacy -Y- health/assessment status of oral hard or soft tissue (teeth, gums, tongue, saliva, combinations, etc.)
- Human safety has been confirmed
- Have early consumer or clinical studies, an identified path to FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approval, or FDA approval under the appropriate class
- Link results to effect on health and general well-being

The company is NOT interested in:

· Technologies/products that require application/interpretation by a medical professional
· Technologies/products which require a prescription
· Technologies/products not covered by Intellectual property
· Technologies that requires extensive safety clearance or regulatory approval

Partner sought

Type and Role of Partner Sought:
Type of Partner sought: SMEs, industry or reserach centres

Area of expertise : Oral Care products

Role of Partner Sought: depending on the product/ingredient/solution state-of-the-art, collaborate with the large account for technical collaboration or provide the technical solution sought under licence agreement

Client

Type and Size of Client:
Industry >500 MNE
Already Engaged in Trans-National Cooperation:
Si
Languages Spoken:
English