The ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru commercialized the ‘OmeB’ product to M/s Gou Agritech (P) Limited on a non-exclusive basis through AgrInnovate India here today.
The product OmeB is developed by the NIANP through comprehensive research and validated for the milk fat modulation through field studies in dairy animals. OmeB leads to a significant increase in the mono and polyunsaturated fatty acids. The product also improves the conjugated linoleic acids and omega fatty acids content of the milk. The institute has already filed a patent for OmeB (No. 202211040737).
Dr. Raghavendra Bhatta, Director, ICAR-NIANP, Bengaluru and Shri Shabarish C.N., Managing Director, M/s Gou Agritech (P) Limited signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on behalf of their respective organizations for the licensing to commercial manufacturing and sale.
Shri Shabarish said with the commercialization of product, the livestock dairy farmers can fetch more income through the milk fat modulation. He also added that the product is highly economical and will help to improve the income of dairy farmers.
Dr. Sudha Mysore, C.E.O., AgrInnovate India, New Delhi was also present.
(Source: The ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru) 8th August 2022