Phage Technologies


Phage Technologies is a VC-backed biotech start-up company that spun-off from our Science and Business Park. It discovers and develops novel uses of bacteriophages as feed and food supplements in order to prevent bacterial contamination. Phage Tech’s flagship product is Milkeeper S, a carefully selected cocktail of phages that prevent the colonization of the digestive tract of dairy livestock by pathogenic bacteria, such as E. coli and Salmonella. The product has gain excellent traction as it delivers a number of valuable benefits to the dairy and beef producers. In particular, it significantly reduces the number of diarrheas, it eradicates deaths caused by diarrheas, it reduces the treatment costs, and improves overall productivity.

During 2015, the company was able to raise over $500,000 from private investors and its about to close a significant Latin American distribution deal with the animal health division of a very large multinational pharmaceutical company.


CEO: Hans Pieringer

Board Members:

  • Juan Manuel Sepúlveda
  • Erwin Krauskopf
  • Pablo Valenzuela
  • Alfredo Molina
  • Nicolas Ferreira

Executive Staff:

  • COO: Diego Belmar
  • CTO: Nicolás Ferreira