Lithuanian food products manufacturer is seeking a dry-freeze technology known as lyophilisation, lyophilization, or cryodesiccation. Adapting this technological advancement would allow the company to produce a new line of products optimizing their manufacturing process. The company is seeking for a commercial/manufacturing/service or licensing agreement agreement with companies based in close proximity to their base in Lithuania.
The Lithuanian company currently specializing in food preservation is aiming to expand their product assortment to include dried products. Perishable materials preserved using freeze-drying typically make the material more convenient for transport.
Dry-freeze (lyophilization) works by freezing the material and then reducing the surrounding pressure to allow the frozen water in the material to sublime directly from the solid phase to the gas phase. This advancement in food products preservation would give a possibility for the company to enhance their product assortment offer as well as support their aspiration of creating a new line of products for the growing consumer market. Technology sought is for a production of a dry-frozen variety of fruit and vegetables. The possible collaboration for the company would be under the commercial agency/ license/ manufacturing or services agreement. This is a new venture that company is anticipating starting and therefore looking for a rather specific type of technology and consider a variety of types of agreements, that could potentially work without a need to buy equipment themselves. Region proximity is very important due to raw products transportation.
- Type of partner sought: Company is seeking for an established technology provider, who is developing new technologies able to process large quantities of raw material to support their growing business needs.
- Specific area of activity of the partner: The company is looking to buy the technology, which they could bring to their factory and use for production. They are interested in buying patent or license of the technology. The main concern is to have a company, who is relatively close to Lithuania geographically. Considering all these factors, the company is interested to work under the commercial, license, manufacturing or services agreement
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