WGH Group was one of the primary forces behind the Maricoid
project. The WGH Group is an informal business collaboration operating in Europe, Australia and the USA.
It comprises experienced marketers, academics, scientists,
healthcare practitioners and business consultants who come together and
assist with new product innovation and worthwhile commercial pilots.
Aside from the Maricoid project another recent project is a pro bono
alliance with a highly regarded e-University program presently
receiving worldwide attention. Endorsed by the Irish
government, the Digital Skills Academy is providing online education in
the essential technical and commercial aspects of information
technology and ecommerce. WGH Group is currently
mentoring one of the syndicates from the Digital Skills Academy with a
live ecommerce launch of a high quality skincare brand called Eclatur.
This original brand has a unique formulation and has been
designed from the ground up. The syndicate plans to launch this brand through Amazon Europe in early 2016.
Amenities prides itself as a world leader in the
supply of naturally better guest amenities that deliver on quality,
style and environmental solutions. For over 28 years they have
expertise in all areas from design and formulation to production,
comprehensive range of exclusive hotel toiletry
collections, each with its own distinctive appeal, contain the finest
formulations created using natural botanical ingredients, sophisticated
fragrances and a rich array of organic extracts to truly nourish the
and soul. The packaging is biodegradable, and recyclable, with a care
mission of Ocean Futures Society is to
explore our global ocean, inspiring and educating people throughout the
to act responsibly for its protection, documenting the critical
between humanity and nature, and celebrating the ocean’s vital
the survival of all life on our planet. Founded by Jean-Michel
Cousteau, OFS is
headquartered in Santa Barbara,
CA. with offices
in Paris, Lucca, Italy and Sao Paulo,
For further information, go to: www.oceanfutures.org.
is a progressive Australian biotechnology company focused on
developing innovative medical and nutritional applications from marine
plants. The company
is based in Tasmania,
natural environment and home to some of the cleanest waters in the
has state of the art research laboratories and a specialist
extraction facility which is the first of its kind in the world.
Marinova leads the world
in the development and production of fucoidan
compounds for nutraceutical, skin care and pharmaceutical applications.
Dr Pierre Bottiglieri is a
renowned scientist and has 35 years of experience formulating products
for several Swiss-international companies. Pierre has been a member of
the Swiss Society of Cosmetic Chemists (Swiss Society Cosmetic
Chemists) since 1972 and has played key roles in the IFSCC
(International Federation Society Cosmetic Chemists) since that time.
Helen Fitton has 20 years experience in commercially-focused research
and development and is recognised as a world leading authortity on
Vicki Gardiner is a chartered chemist and board member of the Royal
Australian Chemical Institute. She has over 15 years
in chemical research having held positions at the University of New
South Wales and the University of Southhamption, UK. and has held a
prestigious Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Research
Fellowship at the University of Tasmania.
Dr. Nicholas Ede has over 25
years experience in international senior management and leadership
experience in product development and commercialization in the
biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. He has published over 50
scientific papers and patents in the area of drug development and
peptide vaccine design.