ChromaDex Looks To Pharma Model For Commercializing Supplement Research
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Nutritional ingredient developer ChromaDex is employing a pharma-style business model to expand its R&D into finished dietary supplements – with a long-term eye on pharmaceutical products. The firm’s recent hire of CEO Jeffrey Himmel was a significant step into the consumer products arena.
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