Project Title Sago Pearl Gel
Project Category Innovation
Abstract An estimated 80% of all people between the ages of 11 and 30 have acne outbreak at some point. Acne is not serious health threat, but it can cause scars. Although there are many anti-acne and anti-aging gel available in the market but most of them are using chemicals as the main ingredients. Hence, this innovation product, namely Sago Pearl (SP) gel is produced to help people get the benefits in a convenient way, as well as to treat the acne and aging problems by promoting repair mechanism in a natural and faster way. This gel is an anti-acne and anti-aging gel is made of sago, bee wax, essential oils and other natural edible ingredients with no added chemicals preservatives. SPgel contains very high antioxidants and bioactive chemical constituents such as polyphenols and flavonoids that curing acnes, fighting against fine lines and wrinkles. Frequent application would beautify the skin without any harmful effects as it is derived from natural edible ingredients. However, two times per day of application is effective and sufficient. In addition, it is safe for external application. Based on the Global Market Study, anti-acne cosmetics is expected to reach about US $ 3411 million in 2022 from 2988 million in 2017, registering a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 2.69% while scar treatment products is estimated to grow from an US $ 9,472 million in 2015 to US $19,562 million in 2022; expanding at 10.9% (CAGR). Thus, this product has a great potential in the market of nutraceutical or dermatological industries.
Validation Status Validated
Validation Date 2019-02-27


Staff Status
Khong Heng Yen, Profesor, Dr Leader
Nyotia ak Nyokat, Dr Member


Event Name Event Date Event Level Achievement Event Venue
Young Invention, Innovation & Design Competition 2017 2017-03-15 Campus Gold Dewan Jubli, UiTM Sarawak Kampus Samarahan
Young Invention, Innovation & Design Competition 2017 2017-03-15 Campus (Please specify)Best Booth Dewan Jubli, UiTM Sarawak Kampus Samarahan
Sarawak Invention, Innovation & Design Exposition (SIIDEx) 2018 2018-03-02 State Gold Penview Convention Centre (PCC) Demak, Kuching
Invention, Innovation and Design Exposition (iidex) 2018 2018-09-24 National DATC, UiTM