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Nova History

Find out the story behind the development of World's First Phyllanthus Niruri Standardized Extract

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Nova History
History 1989
1989

Incorporated Nova Laboratories Sdn. Bhd.

History 1997
1997

Commenced small scale R&D on Phyllanthus niruri, traditionally used for the treatment of liver diseases.

History 2002
2002

Received approval from National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) of the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia to market and sell our Hepar-P Capsule.

History 2004
2004

Successfully developed and sold our own sustained-release glucosamine caplet in Malaysia

History 2006
2006

Awarded the Bionexus Status by Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (MBC), now known as Malaysia Bioeconomy Development Corporation.

History 2007
2007

Granted a patent by Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) for the herbal composition of Phyllanthus niruri extract used in our Hepar-P Capsule. Our Hepar-P Capsule was approved by Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia for use in government hospitals.

History 2008
2008

Developed the Actisof technology to enhance the absorption of oil-based ingredients, used in all our softgel products.

History 2009
2009

Granted another patent by Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) for the standardized composition of Phyllanthus niruri extract used in our Hepar-P Capsule.

History 2011
2011

Appointed as an anchor company under the National Key Economic Areas (NKEA) Programme to develop ‘High-Value Herbal Products’ as part of the EPP1.

History 2015
2015

Completed the first clinical trial of Hepar-P Capsule for the treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

History 2016
2016

Pilot-scale trial of vegetable softgel from seaweed extract as an alternative to gelatin softgel.

History 2017
2017

Ready for the second clinical trial of Hepar-P Capsule for the treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

History 2018
2018

Successfully listed on the ACE market of Bursa Malaysia.