Innovative Soft Capsules - Alginate Capsule Technology

Utilizing a novel patented process (alginate) this technology provides a unique seamless, enteric, vegetarian alternative to gelatin soft capsules in one unit process for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical applications.

Alginate capsules advantages:

  • Globally acceptable regulatory compliance with Vegetarian (gelatin-free)

  • Capsules easier to swallow:

  • Smaller Capsule: Seamless thinner capsule shell, allowing for capsules 30% smaller than traditional gelatin for a given fill volume

  • No Fish Burps: Naturally enteric providing superior gastro resistant and enteric release properties to film coated alternatives

  • Superior elegance - high shell transparency

  • Sugar and gluten free


Manufacture of capsules easier:

  • Favorable unit cost - process does not produce waste ribbon as seen in traditional rotary die processes and eliminates need/cost of enteric film coating maximizing production efficiency

  • Process designed to provide oxidation protection

  • QbD development philosophy

  • Patented product and process enables product life cycle enhancement.

  • IP Protected


  • Laboratory scale process enables:

  • Technology demonstrations

  • Formulation development support

  • Product concept assessment

  • Sample manufacture for in vitro and stability assessment

Proven GMP capability:

Small GMP batches for early in vivo testing

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