Aranca has executed several hundred patent research assignments across nearly every segment of the life sciences sector including emerging areas like stem cell therapy, nuclear imaging and nano-biotechnology. In fact, Aranca is one of the few research providers specialized in conducting sequence searches for both nucleic acid and protein macromolecules.

With a qualified analyst team from eminent universities with significant experience in biotechnology, genetic engineering, molecular biology and biochemistry among other streams, we have successfully supported IP or R&D managers in over 35 life sciences companies globally to explore and identify white spaces in a technology domain, define research strategies, protect inventions, map competitor portfolios and validate safe launch of their products in different geographies.

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Examples of Our Work in Biotechnology

Technology Intelligence

R&D Strategy Roadmaps

  • Future Applications of TREG cells in cancer therapy
  • Technology roadmap for role of companion diagnostics in genetic disorders
  • Identification of technologies for microbial treatment of waste water from restaurants

White Space Analysis

  • Opportunity assessment pertaining to recombinant lysine production
  • White space analysis related to short peptide cancer biomarkers
  • Market identification for corn ethanol production

Technology Landscape | Innovation Focus

  • Research trend analysis related to AAV based gene therapy
  • Technology landscape related to human gut models
  • Technology identification pertaining to enzymatic bioremediation

Monetizing Existing Technical Know-how

  • Valuation of a patent related to hydrogen production using artificial photosynthesis
  • Royalty rate estimation for in-licensing a patent related to protein structure prediction
  • Potential partner identification for technology related to gene editing tools

Technology Scouting and Acquisition

  • Solutions to prevent microbial growth on various dish washing implements
  • Identify alternative raw materials used in fermentation for tryptophan production
  • Scouting for technologies pertaining to bio gasification for production of hydrogen

Product Design for Emerging Technologies/ Markets

  • Use of emerging Next generation sequencing technology in RNA sequencing
  • Technology assessment of ROR-1 antibodies as markers in flow-cytometers
  • Feasibility analysis for construction of viral vector with RNAi functionality

IP Strategy

Prosecution Support

  • Novelty search for use of mammalian cell lines producing fucosyl deficient antibodies
  • Patentability study for an AAV vector encoding a therapeutic gene
  • Patent drafting for a technology on use of serum free culture medium in Mab production

Prior Art Searches

  • FTO study related to bio-fertiliser composition comprising a mix of micro-organisms
  • State of art search for technologies related to CRISPR/CAS systems
  • Invalidity search related to use of siRNA for treatment of Huntington’s disease

Portfolio Analysis

  • Quality assessment of a patent portfolio on lysine production using enterobacteriaceae
  • Identification of key patents on production of human milk oligosaccharides
  • Patent portfolio analysis of companies dealing in production of hyaluronic acid

Technology/ Patent Landscape

  • Use of phosphorus compounds in culture medium for enhanced cell growth
  • Clinical and physical attributes associated with mutation of 11bHSD1 human gene
  • Production of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids

Licensing Program Support

  • Partner identification for technology related to PoC diagnostic systems
  • Assessment of in-licensing opportunities for drugs related to Alzheimer's Disease
  • Out licensing support for a portfolio on poultry feed containing recombinant methionine

M&A Support

  • Valuation of patent portfolio related to ethanol fermentation using a recombinant enzyme
  • Due-diligence of IP related to recombinant peptide compositions for treatment of cancer
  • Potential partner identification for technology for production of recombinant albumin

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