Benefits Provided & Assets Information
Benefits to be provided by BMSG-Poland (approx Value in US$)
1. In Kind Benefits Machinery and Equipment for Genetic Engineering. DNA Research and Analysis Transgenic animals plant. Experimental facility (U$ 750.000).
2. In Kind Benefits Fluorescence Microscopes, Electrophoresis Equipment for DNA and Proteins Differentiation, Chromatography Equipment, PCR Termocyclers, DNA-sequencing equipment-Alfa-System, DNA-pyrosequencing equipment (US$ 750.000).
3. In Kind Benefits High-Speed Centrifuge-Alfa, Confocal Microscopes, Flow Cytometer, Incubators & Hoods (US$ 450.000).
4. Land Krakow's Prime location, 10 min drive from the neighbourhood International airport. Land under development (Range between US$ 850.000-US$ 950.000).
5. Other assets Land to lease: Approx 30 h, 45 min drive from the city center. Land under development for a new laboratory (Range between US$ 650.000-US$ 850.000).
Tangible And Intangible Assets:
- Laboratory facilities including animal surgery rooms, embryo manipulation lab.
- Modern Laboratory equipment for genetic-engineering, DNA Sequencing
- Chromatography, Electrophoresis, Spectrophotometers Equipment
- Sources of clean, locally-bred and not infected animals at 30-40% less prices than in Western Europe
- Expertise of a number of prominent specialists from medicine, veterinary medicine
- Intangible assets: highly qualified staff including MD's, DVM's, Vet-Surgeons
- Operating costs 40-60% less expensive than in the U.S.
- Our established contacts with different institutes, laboratories and manufacturing plants
- Outsourcing of certain laboratory facilities
- Cooperation with the Foundation for Medical Development in Central Europe-FMDCE
- Growing market for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies in Poland- market for pharmaceuticals in year 2001 estd. at U$ 3.5 bln., for biotech in year 2001 estd. at U$ 350 mln., grows at 10-12% annually.
- Micromanipulation equipment - value approx. U$ 100.000
- Incubators value approx. U$ 40.000
- Cryogenic freezer containers value approx. U$ 80.000
- Flow Cytometry Equipment value approx.U$ 250.000 Epix-Elite type
- Gear for the molecular DNA isolation value approx. U$ 50.000
- High-Speed Centrifuge value approx. U$ 50.000
- Electrophoresis equipment value approx. U$ 55.000
- Safety Cabinets value approx. U$ 40.000
- Fluorescence and Radioactivity Scanner value approx. U$ 80.000
- Cold Room Safety Cabinets value approx. U$ 30.000
- Fluorescence Microscopes value approx. U$ 60.000
- DNA sequencing equipment -Alfa value approx. U$ 150.000
- DNA pyro-sequencing gear value approx. U$ 100.000
- PCR Thermocyclers value approx. U$ 55.000
- Electrophoresis equipment for DNA/Proteins value approx. U$ 80.000
- Chromatography equipment value approx. U$ 70.000
- Spectrophotometers value approx. U$ 80.000
- DNA sequencing analysis gear value approx. U$ 70.000
- Deep-Beta Freezers value approx. U$ 40.000
- Water Purification system for DNA value approx. U$ 30.000
- Confocal Microscopes value approx. U$ 250,000
- Flow Cytometer value approx. U$ 140,000
- Incubators & Hoods value approx. U$ 50,000
Expected Funding Requirements:
Current funding requirements over the next 3 years are estimated at U$ 3.6 mln. Expected funding requirements are estimated at U$ 1,2 mln/ year, for the next 3 years. This is net of government grants and revenue producing laboratory services and activities. BMSG,Inc. is seeking to raise U$ 1.0mln in equity in exchange for 20% of the company's stake. Company is looking for a strategic joint-venture to be capable of better leveraging its assets.