|Born||30 November 1981 37) (age|
|Alma mater||Christ Church, University of Oxford (DPhil (PhD))|
Thomas Whitfield (born 30 November 1981) is a British/German biochemist and entrepreneur. He is known for the dietary supplement TRX2 and his work on DesignTheTime.com.
A dietary supplement is a manufactured product intended to supplement the diet when taken by mouth as a pill, capsule, tablet, or liquid. A supplement can provide nutrients either extracted from food sources or synthetic, individually or in combination, in order to increase the quantity of their consumption. The class of nutrient compounds includes vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids and amino acids. Dietary supplements can also contain substances that have not been confirmed as being essential to life, but are marketed as having a beneficial biological effect, such as plant pigments or polyphenols. Animals can also be a source of supplement ingredients, as for example collagen from chickens or fish. These are also sold individually and in combination, and may be combined with nutrient ingredients. In the United States and Canada, dietary supplements are considered a subset of foods, and are regulated accordingly. The European Commission has also established harmonized rules to help insure that food supplements are safe and properly labeled.
TRX2 is a dietary supplement marketed for individuals with hair loss. It is manufactured and sold by Oxford BioLabs in the United Kingdom, marketed in 2011.
Thomas Whitfield was born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland.He spent his childhood and early schooling in Germany as his mother is German. He holds a DPhil (PhD) in Biochemistry from Christ Church, University of Oxford. Being an Idea Idol of University of Oxford, he was selected as one of the 2009 Flying Start Global Entrepreneurs by the National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship (NCGE) of Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), UK. In 2009 he was selected as a Kauffman Foundation Global Scholar.
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He was a co-founder and directorof DesignTheTime.com " ) (later called Miomi.com) which plots user-generated personal histories. The website attracted vast media attention throughout Europe and was ranked as one of the Top 10 UK Web 2.0 startups in 2007 with co-operation agreements including Microsoft, Wikipedia (Wikimedia Foundation), Brockhaus and the British Library. Despite its popularity the website went offline in 2008 for unknown reasons.
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In 2009 Whitfield founded the company Oxford Biolabs.In 2011 its first product TRX2 (trichos=hair in ancient Greek; 2=second generation), a dietary supplement became publicly available.
Work of Whitfield has been featured in The Daily Telegraphseveral times, as well as in The Observer, CNN, New Scientist, Der Spiegel, RTL and Tagesschau In 2007 he has been featured during the Google Zeitgeist Entrepreneur of the Year conference.
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