GHP 2018 Animal & Wellness Awards

4 GHP / 2018 Animal & Wellness Awards , NanoSanitas (by PLiN-Nanotechnology S.A.) Founded by Engineering Professors and PhDs, Nanosanitas now boasts a team of skilled entrepreneurs, propelling academic research into commercialization. The company recently debuted a line of para- pharmaceutical products aiming to promote pet wellness and health, simply by supplementing conventional grooming products with nano-enhanced ones. Alexander explores the firm’s product offering in more detail and shares an insight into the innovative technology that this dynamic team is creating for a range of clients. “Our NanoSanitas line is inspired by nature and dedicated to the sole purpose of keeping pets active and healthy. Engineered down to the nano-scale, our products are able to prevent pathologies and diseases, e.g. simply by supplementing conventional shampoos. Research shows, that this can significantly improve the welfare of small to medium animals and in some cases larger ones (e.g. horses).” “The development of NanoSanitas was driven by decades of R&D AH180004 Best for Nano-Enhanced Pet Grooming Products - South East Europe NanoSanitasTM is a brand of para-pharmaceutical pet-grooming products, launched by PLiN Nanotechnology S.A., a technology driven spin-off of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki specializing in the production of nanomaterials. As part of our overview of a selection of winners from the Animal Health &Wellness Awards we spoke to Dr. Alexander Tsouknidas (the company’s Commercial Director) to learn more about this innovative range of products and how they are revolutionising the pet grooming market. experience, product certification, clinical and pre-clinical trials. Our grooming products materialize on the enormous benefits of Nano-Silver, a technology that our company has been successfully commercializing for hygiene related applications in several other sectors such as construction products, textiles etc..” It is this vast array of unique products that sets the firm apart in a competitive market, as Alexander highlights. “What really sets NanoSanitas apart from competitors, is the nature-inspired para- pharmaceutical aspect of our products. Carefully engineering our grooming line around our proprietary Nano- Silver technology, allows us to mimic nature’s ability to heal, protect and repel, using nanotechnology as a physical shield to pathogens. Whether skin/fur care or oral health, NanoSanitas products are dedicated to meet the needs of specific animals. However, we did not stop there, and went on to meet the needs of individual pets. To achieve this, we tailor our products to age, gender and all other aspects that make these little companions unique. Our shampoos for instance, are pH-