Innocan Pharma's Patent Application for Treatment of Psoriasis of the Scalp Reached National Phase
Herzliya, Israel and Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - October 6, 2022) - Innocan Pharma Corporation (CSE: INNO) (FSE: IP4) (OTCQB: INNPF) (the "Company" or "Innocan") a pharmaceutical tech company focusing on developing innovative drug delivery platform technologies comprised with cannabinoids science, is pleased to report an additional milestone with respect to Innocan patent application: PCT application WO2021/240505 that claims Cannabinoids Based Topical Compositions for Treatment of Psoriasis of the Scalp, reached national phase.
Entering the national phase is one of the major milestones in a patent lifecycle. By entering US and EU, Innocan will have the possibility to protect its pharmaceutical products in the major business countries in the world upon the patent grant.
This milestone represents the continued efforts by Innocan to provide patent protection to its products in alignment with its business goals and according to patent law requirements.
Psoriasis of the scalp is a skin disorder associated with any of the following symptoms: dry scalp, scaly patches on the scalp, hair loss, burning, soreness and white scales. Scalp psoriasis may be difficult to treat and mostly it is currently being treated with intralesional steroids injected to the affected areas. However, such treatment is typically used in small areas of the scalp. In addition, steroid use is often associated with side effects. Innocan's composition presents the potential for effective treatment without providing an unaesthetic appearance and without causing irritation to the scalp.
"The global psoriasis therapeutics market size was valued at USD $22.9 billion in 2021, and is projected to reach USD $55.8 billion by 2031, growing at a CAGR of 9.3% from 2022 to 2031." (September 2022, Allied Market Research)
Innocan is a pharmaceutical tech company that operates under two main segments: Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Wellness. In the Pharmaceuticals segment, Innocan focuses on developing innovative drug delivery platform technologies comprises with cannabinoids science, to treat various conditions to improve patients' quality of life. This segment involves two drug delivery technologies: (i) LPT CBD- loaded liposome platform facilitating exact dosing and the prolonged and controlled release of CBD into the blood stream. The LPT delivery platform research is in the preclinical trial phase for two indications: Epilepsy and Pain Management. (ii) CLX CBD-loaded exosomes platform that may hold the potential to provide a highly synergistic effect of regenerating and anti- inflammatory properties targeting the Central Nervous System (CNS). In the Consumer Wellness segment, Innocan develops and markets a wide portfolio of innovative and high-performance self-care products to promote a healthier lifestyle. Under this segment Innocan has established a Joint Venture by the name of BI Sky Global LTD that focuses developing on advanced targeted online sales. https://innocanpharma.com/
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