Founded in 1993, Shanghai Hi-tech Bioengineering Co. Ltd. (“Gaoke”) is an innovative biotechnology company with a proprietary biological infection control technology based on a special recombinant enzyme, Lysostaphin. Gaoke has already launched a portfolio of commercial products for both specialized clinical and over-the-counter (“OTC”) retail markets. Its main products cover three areas: Medical treatment of topical infections (anti-infection gauze, bandage and solutions); OTC personal care and disinfection (spays, oral hygiene products and feminine wash); and Treatment of endometritis, mastitis and other bacterial infections in animals (veterinary drugs). The company has already registered 37 PRC patents and 6 international patents (US, Europe, Japan, Korea and Singapore).
In Oct. 2012, Milestone Capital acquired a majority stake of the company from existing shareholders other than the founding management.