Akina, Inc.

Established 2001
Key Personnel

Kinam Park - President - Purdue University Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Pharmaceutics

John Garner - PolySciTech Manager - Technical

Marietta Smith - Business Office Manager

Marion Braaksma - Sales Manager

Sarah Skidmore - Scientist

Justin Hadar - Scientist

Amie Tyler - Scientist


Ross Enterprise Center

3495 Kent Avenue, Suite A 200

West Lafayette, Indiana 47906


General information: info@akinainc.com

Sales Department: sales@akinainc.com


Akina, Inc. manufactures controlled release formulations based on biodegradable PLGA polymers for controlled release drug delivery ranging from 1 month to 1 year. Akina, Inc. has over 500 research products (http://polyscitech.com/) and polymers developed by others listed on the catalog. There is no minimum quantity required to place an order, and we can meet the needs of 1 gram, 100 mg and bulk orders. Products are packaged in an Argon-flushed, sealed jar with desiccant in an insulated container with cold packs, then shipped next day.

Services offered:

  • Customer requests
  • Contract research
  • Contract synthesis
  • Custon synthesis
  • Sample analysis

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