Trailblazers: KosmodeHealth


KosmodeHealth is a unique start-up from the Department of Food Science and Technology (FST) - one company impacting two businesses (in nutraceutical and 3D cell culture) with three technologies. 


Their efficient plant extraction technology enables access to authentic plant extracts at affordable prices, recovering plant protein/ fibre from food processing ‘waste’ that can be used for human and cell nutrition. The recovered plan protein can also be formulated into Plant Protein Composite (PPCTM) bio ink and 3D printed into the world’s only PPCTM scaffold for cell culture, thereby eliminating the high cost and risk of animal disease transmission associated with use of animal proteins for cell culture.


Second from left: AProf Huang Dejian, co-founder of KosmodeHealth; Second from right: Florence Leong, co-founder and Director of KosmodeHealth


Co-founder Florence LEONG met her co-founder Prof HUANG Dejian from FST, while serving as an NUS Enterprise advisor. Bonded by a shared mission of expanding mass access to health from nature, they joined hands to translate Prof Huang’s technological prowess into market impact.


Read more about this translational research at NUS Enterprise's Success Stories.