Innovation Business Opportunity: Mosquito Repellant Gel
[ Programme Segment: Innovation Business Opportunities ]
Agensi Innovasi Malaysia is tasked with helping match innovations from academia and elsewhere, to companies that are willing to commercialize them and bring them to market.
Today's Innovation Business Opportunity is Mosquito Repellant Gel (UKM008)
There is opportunity to design and develop a gel-based natural mosquito repellent containing the essential oil from local plant extract that is DEET free (Diethyl-meta-toluamide – a common active chemica lingredient used in insect repellent) for use in tropical climates and temperate regions.
The UKM product has already been: shown to be effective for 4 hours,formulated into a non-greasy gel, suited for tropical climates with its pH balanced to avoid skin irritation.