Modern Medicine with Nature-Inspired Therapeutics

Your full-service lab for drug discovery, pre-clinical and new product development. Unrivalled experience with natural product development serving the medical, nutraceutical and novel food markets.


Multi-Disiplinary Contract Research Organisation

Our complementary expertise in pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, and dermo-cosmetics allows us to work on a variety of projects.

Prados Embalados, a Portuguese contract research organization with expertise in drug discovery, in-vivo and in-vitro preclinical studies, and pharmaceutical regulation. Our GLP-certified laboratory ensures the highest standards of quality and accuracy.

In addition, we offer new product development for nutraceutical and food products, tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients.


Lab Capabilities

Our lab is equipped to conduct Drug Discovery and Preclinical Research. We adhere to the highest standards to ensure the safety and efficacy of the products we develop and test.

Case studies

Our Impactful Projects in Pharmaceuticals, Nutrition and Skin Health

Prados has a proven track record of delivering impactful projects in the fields of pharmaceuticals, nutrition, and skin health. With a client base spanning multiple countries, we have expertise in creating innovative solutions to meet the diverse needs of our partners.

Drug discovery services for companies such as Albert Labs and their mycelium-based extract, KRN-101. This involved target identification, analytical characterisation and validation. In addition, to comprehensive preclinical evaluations, including toxicology studies to evaluate safety and identify potential safety concerns for future pharmacokinetics trials. The team also provide drug discovery and preclinical research services to Ingenu CRO.

Therapeutic ready-made meals were developed that are safe and efficacious. Offering nutrition and environmental sustainability with a long shelf life of up to 60 days.

Clients & Partners


Cutting-Edge Research in Addiction, Mental Health and More

Dedicated to continuing the investigation of natural bioactives to discover novel anxiolytic medicines and nutraceuticals. Our goal is to provide safe and effective solutions for mental health. We are also researching the use of psychedelic-assisted therapies for addiction and use disorders.

Our commitment to achieving necessary regulatory submissions and approvals for the commercialization of these solutions underscores our dedication to improving the quality of life for individuals suffering.

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Our Team


Senior Lab Researcher

Daniel Sanders

With a background in molecular biotechnology, Daniel has over a decade of experience in medicinal mushroom research, biohacking, and botanical extraction. He has contributed to clinical trials for a neurodegenerative research company and co-founded Marygold Laboratories for botanical testing and ARextracts for botanical extraction and refinement.


Chief Executive Officer

Chand Jagpal

Navchand Jagpal has over 25 years of experience in public company management across various industries, including medical cannabis, agriculture, biotech, nutraceuticals, real estate development, and business software systems. He has served as CEO of Grand Peak Capital Corp and is currently the founder, director, and CFO of Albert Labs International Corp and the CFO and director of Stock Trend Capital.


Shaheen Bhimani

Shaheen Bhimani is a highly experienced project manager and is one of the founders of Prados Embalados. He is responsible for the operational aspects of IntiSolutions Group, which provides high-performing consultants to some of the most successful companies in Canada. Shaheen's expertise includes large ERP implementations, ECM implementations, and custom software development and integration projects.

Chief Engineering Officer

Rocky Dhaliwal

Rocky Dhaliwal is a seasoned engineering project manager with expertise in automation and facility design. He has a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Master of Engineering in Electromechanical Engineering from The University of British Columbia. Rocky has designed custom equipment and managed teams to launch new products into production. He also founded NextGen Solutions, which provides custom manufacturing equipment solutions for companies in the drug and health sector.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr Shabir Hasham

Dr Hasham is a highly skilled and experienced pharmaceutical executive with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in various areas of the industry. Throughout his career, he has gained core competencies in launch excellence, medical affairs, clinical development, and marketing, all of which have been instrumental in his ability to lead teams and deliver transformative solutions.

Chief Commercialisation Officer

Santoke Naal

Santoke Naal, with 25+ years of experience in pharmaceuticals, specializes in market access strategy, planning, pricing, and reimbursement. He navigates complex regulatory and reimbursement landscapes, driving performance across organizations. Naal's expertise in market access is demonstrated by his career history, achievements, and ability to manage teams.

Chief Operating Officer

Barney Neal

Previous experience in venture capital at one of the most active venture funds in biotech


Toxicology Advisor

Dr Ricardo Dinis

Dr. Ricardo Jorge Dinis-Oliveira is a highly accomplished toxicologist and forensic sciences expert with expertise in the preclinical and clinical aspects of toxicology and pharmacology of psychoactive substances, pesticides, and medicines. He has published extensively, with over 160 articles in internationally indexed journals, 36 book chapters, and four books. He is the founder and current president of the Portuguese Association of Forensic Sciences and was vice-president of the Portuguese Society for the Study of Abuse and Neglect. In 2021, he was listed among the world's top 2% of scientists.

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