Sponsors | Cognitive Health 2015

Gold sponsor


Sabinsa Corporation, founded in 1988, is a manufacturer and supplier of herbal extracts, cosmeceuticals, minerals and specialty fine chemicals. Sabinsa’s mission is to provide alternative and complementary natural products for human nutrition and well-being. Sabinsa has brought to market more than 100 standardized botanical extracts and privately funded clinical studies in conjunction with prestigious institutions in support of these products. Currently over 1000 people working worldwide in ten manufacturing, R&D and distribution facilities and more than 110 full time scientists conducting ongoing research in India and USA. Sabinsa’s IP portfolio consists of over 95 issued US & International patents. Additionally, botanical cultivation efforts undertaken by Sabinsa now total nearly 40,000 acres to ensure sustainable supplies on its key products. All products intended for human consumption are certified Kosher and Halal.


Silver sponsors


We are a Nutra-BioSciences® company formed in 2003, headquartered in Walnut, CA, with an emphasis on safe and effective delivery technology. VIRUN since have developed over 100 liquid and powdered concentrate variants that allow difficult-to-dissolve, fortifiable ingredients into food, beverage and supplement applications that are associated with efficacious health claims, such as, Cardiovascular Health, Energy and Cognitive Function.  VIRUN has successfully branded its OmegaH2O® Omega-3 EPA DHA and CoenzymeClear™ CoQ10 which have been shown to support Cardiovascular-Function and Heart-Health.  For weight management, VIRUN has developed a clear and water soluble liquid and powder Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) concentrate.  New “energy” claims associated with combining VIRUN’s CoenzymeClear™ and PQQwater™ PQQ (Pyrroloquinoline Quinone).

In addition, VIRUN’s PQQwater™ PQQ (Pyrroloquinoline Quinone) has also been shown to reduce Beta-Amyloid- production (Beta-Amyloid plaque leads to dementia and Alzheimer’s).  Other cognitive ingredients include an encapsulated, water soluble and stable form of Phosphatidylserine (PS).  PS Is a natural lipid shown to improve cognitive support.  VIRUN’s PS 100 Powder contains the naturally occurring PS lipid necessary for brain function.  VIRUN’s AstaXH2O® is a water soluble and stable form of Astaxanthin that can be added to food, beverages or supplements.  VIRUN’s Resveratrol and CurcuminClear have been shown to better regulate blood sugar and has been  associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.  VIRUN’s OmegaH2O®, CoenzymeClear™, AstaXH2O®, PQQwater™, Resveratrol and CurcuminClear can easily be fortified into functional beverages and food products utilizing VIRUN’s clean-label, natural Esolv® technologies.  Esolv® is a clear, stable, water soluble patent/patents-pending emulsifier that is the diester and monoester forms of Vitamin E Succinate Diester that contains no free petrochemicals, no polysorbates and no polyoxyethylated compounds (Polyoxyethylated castor oil etc… not approved for direct food use).

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Verdure Sciences manages ingredient innovation throughout the integration of supply network, production and research platforms. With an expanding pipeline of proprietary, standardized botanical ingredients supported by pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic, and clinical research profiles, we work toward our unified vision to offer access to safe, effective ingredient solutions to populations worldwide.

About Longvida®:
Longvida® Optimized Curcumin was developed by Verdure Sciences™ in collaboration with UCLA neuroscientists with over ten years of bioavailability, efficacy, and safety testing. Longvida® has blazed new paths in brain research, supported by preclinical and clinical trials. Longvida®’s SLCP™ technology is able to reach its target tissues to offer therapeutic levels of free curcumin at a low daily dose.



Bronze sponsors


Kemin provides “inspired molecular solutions” specifically developed to provide nutrition and health benefits for humans and animals.  Our Human Nutrition & Health division develops high quality, science-based ingredients with benefits for the dietary supplement and functional food and beverage markets. Kemin currently offers clinically-tested ingredients for the eye heath, cognition and the sport and fitness platforms. Such products include FloraGLO® Lutein, Neumentix™ Phenolic Complex K110-42, XSurge™, OPTISHARP® Natural Zeaxanthin, Slendesta® Potato Extract and AssuriTEA® brand extract blends.


PLT Health Solutions

Headquartered in Morristown, NJ, USA, PLT Health Solutions is a trusted discoverer, developer, and marketer of high-quality, scientifically-supported ingredients that enhance health and functionality. Today, the company delivers solutions across a number of health & wellness platforms that respond to existing and emerging consumer demand. These solutions includes over 20 proprietary branded ingredients that are considered either market or scientific leaders in their categories – as well as the supply of high quality botanicals, extracts, raw materials and functional materials. High-quality science, demonstrating safety and efficacy, sets the foundation for building high-quality brands.  Providing rigorous scientific data that can support label claims and attract consumers is the standard that the company sets for itself. The company employs scientific personnel drawn from the consumer products industry to manage the science behind the ingredients it markets. As a leading ingredients innovator, PLT’s global network of strategic partnerships provides unique access to impactful solutions. By delivering an unsurpassed mix of expertise, resources, and service, PLT is committed to helping both its strategic partners and valued customers grow.



Cognizin® Citicoline

Cognizin® is a proprietary form of citicoline, a potent brain-health nutrient backed by numerous clinical trials that support claims for improved focus, attention and recall. Developed using a patented fermentation process, Cognizin is an ultra-pure, vegetarian, allergen-free, non-stimulant GRAS ingredient that is stable and effective. Cognizin® is manufactured by KYOWA HAKKO BIO CO., LTD, a world leader for more than 60 years in the research and manufacturing of high-quality branded ingredients for use in dietary supplements, functional foods and beverages.




Patented Magtein™ is the only form of magnesium shown to effectively cross the blood brain barrier. Four published research studies in prestigious journals demonstrated Magtein’s ability to improve short-term and long-term memory, recognition and learning.