Immitec is a privately owned healthcare group established in 1997.

The importance of diet and nutrition as determinant of health is now widely accepted and recognized amongst scientists and healthcare professionals. In this respect, Immitec wish to assume responsibility to both provide science based education and well documented products that may improve the general health in the population.

Immitec provides patented and well documented natural ingredients for nutritional supplements, functional foods & beverages, cosmetics and animal nutrition. We are the exclusive representative for Biothera in Europe (with the exception of Italy). Biothera is a US based bio-technology company dedicated to develop and manufacture beta 1-3/1-6 gluco polysaccharides from yeast under the brand Wellmune WGP®  Biothera's ingredients are supported by more than USD 250 million in R & D and are clinically proven to enhance and activate the innate immune system.

Contribution to the FibeBiotics project

  • Immitec contributes its experience with the Novel food approved Wellmune WGP®, which is a defined and well-characterized fraction of beta 1-3/1-6 glucan from yeast and knowledge of their immune enhancing product ImmiFlex®

  • Know-how, Methods and Protocols
  • Production of yeast
  • Isolation of yeast derived ?-glucans, brand Wellmune WGP®
  • Physical properties of Wellmune WGP® for product development
  • Patent situations for ?-glucans
  • Distribution and sales strategies for health related products with Wellmune WGP®
  • Registration and laws related to supplements and healthy food products


Contact information

Jan Oddvar Johansen


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