We believe that the climate crisis requires sustainable solutions, at scale. So, we targeted so-called “hard-to-abate” industries that have some of the most polluting or complex supply chains to show that you can have sustainable, responsibly sourced, and transparent products — from the sustainable source.

Our technology powers many of the materials used in the products you use, wear or eat every day. We strongly believe that the process to make every material can be redesigned to be better for our planet.

We believe that the climate crisis requires sustainable solutions, at scale. So, we targeted so-called “hard-to-abate” industries that have some of the most polluting or complex supply chains to show that you can have sustainable, responsibly sourced, and transparent products — from the sustainable source.

Our technology powers many of the materials used in the products you use, wear or eat every day. We strongly believe that the process to make every material can be redesigned to be better for our planet.

innovation

Innovation can often be the driver of industrial transformations, and that is the case for the materials transition. Our technology and capabilities, developed and honed over two decades, harness the ever-increasing power of biotechnology, where microorganisms and industrial processes are designed to ferment plant sugars into materials and ingredients. geno Innovation Center is home to our world-class research and development team of engineers and scientists who have deployed more than $300 million in technology investment, collaborating to create a portfolio of 2,200 patents and applications. The IP covers product pathways, synthetic biology approaches to engineering microorganisms, processes to bio-manufacture products, their sometimes unique biological compositions, and product applications. We work closely with some of the world’s leading brands to develop solutions that align superior performance and economics with sustainability. We also produce and market our own branded products and license our geno technology to some of the world’s largest manufacturers including Novamont, Qore® (a joint venture of Cargill and HELM), Covestro, and Aquafil.

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Our geno technology continues to drive more sustainable materials, ingredients and brands. Our core business model prioritizes developing well-known and established large-scale commodities and specialty ingredients because we want to drive the greatest impact possible. If you are a brand or inventor passionate about scaling material solutions or addressing an unsustainable source for existing ingredients, contact our team to see if geno technologies could help you design, develop and scale more sustainable solutions.