MOU Partners

UNPA’s global partners for the advancement of safety, science, quality and commerce

The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) organizes many of its key objectives through a series of Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) that bring together cooperation, expertise, influence and trusted reputations. UNPA’s MOU partners represent leading academic and educational institutions, professional societies and trade organizations around the world.

bastyr university MOU partner unpa united natural products allianceBastyr University
Seattle, Washington

To advance the state of naturopathic medicine and natural health products research, safety and quality, nationally and internationally.
british columbia institute of technology unpa united natural products allianceBritish Columbia Institute of Technology
Vancouver, Canada

To identify research areas, create a response system for scientific and regulatory issues, promote the development and use of botanical and chemical reference materials and analytical technologies, encourage innovation and advancement of state-of-practice development and manufacture of botanical-based products.
national center for natural products research unpa united natural products mou partnerNational Center for Natural Products Research
Oxford, Mississippi

NCNPR is the preeminent botanical research facility in the United States. UNPA is a title sponsor of its annual International Conference on the Science of Botanicals as well as a content partner for this event. To collaborate with the principal botanical research and government advisory organization in the U.S.; to support liaison relationships with FDA’s Office of Dietary Supplements, health professionals and regulatory officials throughout the world involved in the study and regulation of botanicals.
sonoran university of health sciences unpa united natural products alliance mou partnersSonoran University of Health Sciences
Tempe, Arizona

From the foundation created over the past 30 years as SCNM, Sonoran University of Health Sciences is poised to emerge as a university with impact. New programs, complementary to naturopathic medicine and nutrition, will enhance students’ experience with interprofessional learning. Laboratory research and clinical trials will explore the healing properties of
plants and other natural therapies. The expansion of naturopathic and nutritional care for marginalized people living in Arizona will empower individuals and communities while adding a greater sense of purpose for our students. The time is right for Sonoran University of Health Sciences to shape a healthier future.
china nutrition and health food association cnhfa unpa united natural products alliance mou partnerChina Nutrition and Health Food Association
Beijing, China

To enhance human health and wellness by advancing the profession of naturopathic medicine and the safety and quality of the natural health products used by patients.
american botanical council unpa united natural products alliance mou partnerAmerican Botanical Council
Austin, Texas

To advance the dissemination of authoritative and responsible botanical and phytomedicinal information for consumers, health professionals and the academic community and to support the mission, publications and policies of the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program.
american herbal pharmacopoeia unpa united natural products alliance mou partnerAmerican Herbal Pharmacopoeia
Soquel, California

To promote the development of authoritative reference standards and qualitative/therapeutic monographs for botanicals.
personalized lifestyle medicine institute unpa united natural products alliacne mou partnerPersonalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute
Seattle, Washington

To promote the advancement of personalized health and the beneficial use of dietary supplements and natural health products and informed use of genetic information. /
wpic marketing and technologies unpa united natural products alliance mou partnerWPIC Marketing + Technologies
Beijing, China
Vancouver, Canada

WPIC Marketing + Technologies drives market expansion for global brands in China, Japan, and Southeast Asia through data, analytics, e-commerce solutions, marketing, logistics, compliance, essential support services, and more. /
Informa Markets
London, England
Boulder, Colorado
Phoenix, Arizona

To support success in the health and wellness industry, fueling every stage of a company: from opportunity identification, through development and manufacturing, to sales and prosperity.
nutraingredients william reed unpa united natural products alliance mou partnerWilliam Reed
London, England
Chicago, Illinois

To facilitate a media sponsorship with for the promotion of and industry participation in the International Conference on the Science of Botanicals, held in Oxford, Miss., and produced by the National Center for Natural Products Research.
non gmo projectThe Non-GMO Project
Bellingham, Washington

To advance food transparency and consumer choice through rigorous product verification and non-GMO options, to build and preserve a non-GMO food supply, and to empower people to care for themselves, the planet and future generations.
institute for natural medicine unpa united natural products alliance mou partnersInstitute for Natural Medicine
Seattle, Washington

INM has over 30 years of educating the public and practitioners about how natural medicine improves health, connecting people to whole health practitioners, and expanding the evidence basis for natural medicine.
american association of naturopathic physicians unpa united natural products alliance mou partnerAmerican Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Washington, D.C.

Founded in 1985, the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) is the national professional association representing licensed naturopathic doctors, naturopathic medicine students, and other healthcare professionals allied with the naturopathic profession. AANP works to advance the distinct philosophy of naturopathic medicine, expand access to naturopathic doctors, and helps members build successful practices.
chfa canadian health food association unpa united natural products alliance mou partnersCanadian Health Food Association
Toronto, Canada

The Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) is Canada’s largest trade association dedicated to natural, organic and wellness products. As a national not-for-profit association, our members include manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors, and importers committed to getting more healthy living products into the hands of more Canadians.
coq10 associationCoQ10 Association
Spring, Texas

To advance the state of CoQ10 dietary supplement education, research, safety and quality, nationally and internationally.
Global Organization for EPA & DHA Omega-3
Salt Lake City, Utah

To increase global consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3s to improve public health and ensure our members create quality products that consumers can trust.
international alliance of dietary/food supplement associations iadsa unpa united natural products alliance mou partnerInternational Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations
London, England

Bringing together associations and companies from all continents, IADSA operates as an international platform and a global reference to develop a sound legislative and policy environment for the sector.
the international association for the advancement of high performance thin layer chromatogrpahy hptlc association The International Association for the Advancement of High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography
Basel, Switzerland

To advance industry expertise in botanical identity, using advanced HPTLC, analytical methodology and development.
International Probiotics Association
Los Angeles, California

UNPA, in cooperation with IPA, has produced a Food Safety Modernization Act-compliant food safety plan for probiotics as well as a white paper for companies looking to sell probiotics in the Chinese market. To advance the state of probiotic food and dietary supplement research, safety, consumer education and quality standards, both nationally and internationally.
National Animal Supplement Council
Sun City West, Arizona

To advance the state of animal health and nutritional supplements and food regulation, safety and quality standards, consumer use and confidence of such products and the establishment of appropriate compliance requirements.