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July 7, 2022
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July 7, 2022

Biosyntia closes a 11.5 million EUR round to launch world’s first bio-based vitamin B7

We are excited to share, that we have closed our Series B funding round of 11.5 million euros with a strong syndicate of experienced investors. The investment will allow our company to enter the production phase of its first-of-its-kind, natural and sustainable active ingredients as well as expand the pipeline of products.

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May 6, 2022
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May 6, 2022

Biosyntia is attending Vitafoods Europe in Geneva May 10-12

Biosyntia is attending Vitafoods Europe in Geneva May 10-12 with our fermented ingredients, BIO-B7, Forskeffect and Flavonoids.

Meet us at booth H70K.

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May 3, 2022
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May 3, 2022

Biosyntia at New York Suppliers day 2022

Meet Biosyntia at New York Suppliers Day from May 3-4 at booth 113, to learn more about our ingredients.

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March 9, 2022
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March 9, 2022

in-cosmetics in Paris from the 5-7th of April 2022

We will be participating in in-cosmetics in Paris from the 5-7th of April 2022 - and we hope to meet you there!

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February 7, 2022
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February 6, 2022

Nomination for EY Entrepreneur of the year

We are exited to share that Biosyntia's founder's Hans Genee and Andreas Hougaard Laustsen - and CEO Martin Plambech have been nominated as Entrepreneur Of The Year in the category 'Life Sciences'. The winner is announced in March.

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January 11, 2022
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January 11, 2022

Biosyntia and the Munich-based WACKER Group signs contract to develop a large-scale production process for fermentation-based biotin

We are very excited and proud to share that Biosyntia and the Munich-based WACKER Group today announced the signing of a contract to develop a large-scale, sustainable production process for fermentation-based biotin.

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December 21, 2021
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December 29, 2021

Biosyntia and Lantana Bio sign in-licensing deal

French Lantana Bio and Biosyntia are to jointly develop production processes for flavonoids, and Biosyntia will be responsible for bringing the processes into production and commercializing the ingredients.

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September 13, 2021
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September 13, 2021

Biosyntia and Givaudan enter long-term collaboration

Biosyntia and Givaudan enter long-term collaboration for sustainable ingredient development.
Biosyntia has signed a collaboration agreement with market leader Givaudan focused on the development and manufacture of sustainable, natural ingredients for food and beverage.

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June 17, 2021
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June 17, 2021

Jochen Förster is joining as our new CTO on Sept 2021

We are thrilled to announce we are growing our R&D organization and that Jochen Förster is joining as our new CTO on Sept 2021. Jochen’s extensive experience in bringing new technology and products to commercial scale and the market fits perfectly with the next development phase of several of our pipeline projects.

Read the full press release:

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February 23, 2021
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February 23, 2021

Miles off: how to square the circle of clean beauty vs sustainable sourcing

On Sunday, the 28th of February 2020 at 1PM CET, Biosyntia will be joining a panel debate at the virtual Cosmetics Ingredients & Packaging International Conference at Professional Beauty World.

Please sign-up at www.professionalbeauty.world to join.

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February 16, 2021
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February 23, 2021

Sustainable ingredient sourcing to meet consumers’ demands for greener products

Join our business developer Cecilie Oest-Jacobsen in this in-cosmetics connect webinar where she discusses the future for sustainable ingredient sourcing and how we at Biosyntia are leveraging our technology to solve the current sustainability challenges. The webinar is available on demand here

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September 12, 2020
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September 14, 2020

Biosyntia produces world’s first natural and sustainable Biotin from fermentation process

Biosyntia, has succeeded in producing high-quality Biotin with a fermentation process, resulting in Biotin which is more sustainable and natural. With BIO-B7 TM, formulators and brand owners within personal care, supplements and the food industry can meet the increasing demands from consumers for natural and sustainable products.

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June 12, 2020
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June 12, 2020

Biosyntia secures commercial in-licensing rights to natural isoflavonoids through global partnership

Biosyntia is securing future in-licensing rights to natural isoflavonoids made from a revolutionizing new, bio-based process, thereby expanding their development pipeline of nutraceutical ingredients with a wide array of possible uses through a collaboration with French biotech start-up Lantana.

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January 29, 2020
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February 13, 2020

Biosyntia chosen to participate in the 'Innovative Challenge 2020' among 230 applicants

Biosyntia was among 40 scale-ups selected from all over the world to take part in the Sustainable Industry Challenge on January 7 and 8.

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January 21, 2020
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January 9, 2020

Co-founder Hans Genee among the Innovators Under 35 Europe 2019 Winners

Co-founder of Biosyntia, Hans Genee has been awarded with a position on the list 'Innovators Under 35 Europe 2019'. Selected by the jury from more than 1,000 candidates!

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September 1, 2019
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March 12, 2020

Biosyntia's CEO Martin Plambech and Co-founder Hans Genee attended the SynBioBeta European Thought Leader Retreat

The top CEO’s, founders and investors in the synthetic biology industry gathered for the SynBioBeta European Thought Leader Retreat. The retreat took place in the Austrian Alps in Aug 2019. Besides hiking, they attended workshops designed to collectively understanding the trends, roadblocks and outlook for the industry over the next 10 years.

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May 15, 2019
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March 12, 2020

CEO Martin Plambech attended Vitafoods Europe 2019

Biosyntia attended Vitafoods Europe in Geneva in May 2019, a great platform for generating new business and building profitable relationships. The global nutraceutical supply chain comes together; covering four key sectors; ingredients and raw materials, finished products, private label and services, equipment & machinery.

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May 23, 2018
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December 6, 2019

Biosyntia raise 4 mEUR to advance its technology and product pipeline

Biosyntia has today announced a Series A investment inthe company of 4 million euros from Sofinnova Partners, a new investor, andNovo Seeds, an existing investor.

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October 6, 2017
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December 12, 2019

Read how the CSO, Hans Genee and the biotech entrepreneur Andreas Lausten formed Biosyntia

The entrepreneurs, Gene and Lausten tells about howthey formed Biosyntia together with Morten Sommer, while they were allfinishing their deegres. They hope to encourage ...

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October 1, 2017
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December 12, 2019

Biosyntia participated in the annual Connecting Bright Innovations 2017

Together with seven other finalist, Biosyntia was selected to pitch atthe event, in front of a panel of experts. The expert panel received manyapplications from entrepreneuers and innovators from around the world, but onlyinvited ...

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September 27, 2017
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December 12, 2019

Among the Most Innovative Industrial Biotech SMEs in Europe

In September 2016,Biosyntia was recognized by EuropaBio as one of the Most Innovative BiotechSMEs in Europe within biotechnology. The initiative recognizes highlyinnovative small and medium sized enterprises in Europe that ...

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April 5, 2017
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December 1, 2019

Biosyntia and FGen to Collaborate on Development of Vitamin ProductionStrain

In the collaborationBiosyntia will use its multiplex engineering tools for the simultaneousmodification of several
targets identified as bottlenecks in the vitaminpathway ...

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October 9, 2016
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December 12, 2019

Half a million base pairs of DNA awarded to support cell factory development

September 2016. Gen9,Inc., a pioneer in the development of scalable technologies for synthesizingand assembling DNA, announced the winners of its fourth annual G-Prize contest.Biosyntia was ...

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April 4, 2016
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December 12, 2019

Using big “bio-data” to design better cell factories

In spring 2016, theEuropean Commission awarded 6.3 million Euros to a four-year collaborativeproject on data-driven design of cells and microbial communities forapplications ranging from human

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January 10, 2016
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December 12, 2019

Biosyntia technology applied to novel gene discovery – featured in Nature Chemical Biology

Together withresearchers from the Center for Biosustainability at the Technical Universityof Denmark, Biosyntia developed a synthetic selection system for ...

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January 9, 2016
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December 12, 2019

Biosyntia co-founders selected among Top 10 European Biotech Entrepreneurs under 30 in 2016

In September 2016, Hans Genee and Andreas Laustsen were selected among Europes 10 most inspiring innovators under 30. Thanks to Labiotech.eu!

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May 5, 2015
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December 12, 2019

Seed Investment To Establish a Bio-based Vitamin Production Platform

In May 2015 BiosyntiaApS completed a DKK 12.5 M financing round with Novo Seeds as lead investor.“We invest worldwide and only in the companies with unique differentiators andcompetitive edge ...

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February 2, 2015
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December 12, 2019

Among the 25 most promising Nordic cleantech start-ups

February 2015. We are proud to be among the 25 mostpromising cleantech start-ups in the Nordic awarded by the Nordic CleantechOpen.

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October 10, 2014
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December 12, 2019

Top 5 Most Innovative Biotech SME in Europe

In October 2014, Biosyntia was recognized by EuropeBioas one of the Top 5 Most Innovative SMEs in Europe within biotechnology.EuropaBio is a trade association with the mission to create an innovative anddynamic biotechnology industry in Europe by communicating the benefits ofbiotech to all corners of society.

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January 11, 2014
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December 12, 2019

Best Life Science Company Presentation

In November 2013, Biosyntia was awarded Best LifeScience Company Presentation at the Nordic Venture Forum in Copenhagen,Denmark. The Nordic Venture Forum promotes the innovative, attractive, andrewarding investment environment of the Nordic and Baltic countries.

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December 12, 2013
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December 12, 2019

Funding received through the PROMYS consortium

In December 2013, Biosyntia as a partner in the PROMYSconsortium received substantial funding through the EU’s FP7 programme. Theconsortium focuses on synthetic pathway construction, cell factoryoptimization, and control of populations during fermentation.

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December 11, 2013
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December 12, 2019

Best Life Science Company Presentation

In November 2014, Biosyntia was again awarded BestCompany Presentation at the Nordic Venture Forum in Copenhagen,Denmark. The Nordic Venture Forum promotes the innovative, attractive, andrewarding investment environment of the Nordic and Baltic countries.

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June 6, 2013
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December 12, 2019

A Pre-Seed Grant to Accelerate Commercialization

In June 2013, Biosyntia received a Pre-Seed Grant fromNovo A/S. Novo A/S is a private company fully owned by the Novo NordiskFoundation and responsible for managing the Foundation’s assets. As holdingcompany for the Novo Group, Novo A/S is the major shareholder in the publiclylisted companies Novo Nordisk A/S and Novozymes A/S.

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June 6, 2013
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December 12, 2019

Among the 10 Best Startup Stories in Europe

In June 2013, Biosyntia was chosen as one of the 10best startup stories by Europe Unlimited. Through networking entrepreneurs,investors, corporations, researchers, and advisors Europe Unlimited helpsEurope’s dynamic technology innovators become World leaders in their field.

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September 9, 2012
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December 13, 2019

Best Company Presentation

In September 2012, Biosyntia was awarded BestPresentation at the European Food Venture Forum in Aarhus, Denmark. TheEuropean Food Venture Forum offers a unique platform for food high-growthcompanies, technology corporations, and international investors to exchangeknowledge and build lasting business co-operations.

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June 11, 2012
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December 13, 2019

Among the Top 5 Startups in the World

Biosyntia was among the top 5 finalists in the Intel GlobalChallenge. The Intel Global Challenge at UC Berkeley is the largest startup competition globally. Here, the best of more than 140,000 participating engineers and scientists present how they plan to make the World a better place through their innovations and entrepreneurial skills.

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June 9, 2012
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December 13, 2019

Best European Startup

In September 2012, Biosyntia was awarded Best EuropeanStartup at the Intel Business Challenge in Sopot, Poland, thereby securing aUSD 25,000 prize. The Intel Business Challenge is the largest startupcompetition in Europe with more than 40,000 participants.

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May 6, 2012
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December 13, 2019

An Exploratory Pre-Seed Grant to Accelerate Commercialization

In June 2012, Biosyntia received an ExploratoryPre-Seed Grant of USD 85,000 from Novo. Novo is a private companyfully owned by the Novo Nordisk Foundation and responsible for managing theFoundation’s assets. As holding company for the Novo Group, Novo A/S is themajor shareholder in the publicly listed companies Novo Nordisk A/S andNovozymes A/S.

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May 6, 2012
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December 13, 2019

Most Promising Greentech

Biosyntia was awarded Most PromisingGreentech GRØN DYST (GREEN BATTLE) at the Technical University of Denmark, thereby securing USD 10,000. The GRØN DYST Student Conference isa unique opportunity for DTU students to present their projects to fellow students, DTU alumni, as well as invited guests, such asbusiness people and politicians.

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January 11, 2012
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December 13, 2019

Best Cleantech Idea Globally

In November 2012, Biosyntia was awarded Best Global Idea at Cleantech Open in San José,California, thereby securing a USD 100,000 prize. The Cleantech Open runsthe World’s largest accelerator for cleantech startups. Their mission is tofind, fund, and foster entrepreneurs that address today’s mosturgent energy, environmental, and economic challenges

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January 6, 2012
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December 13, 2019

Best Cleantech Startup in Denmark

In June 2012,Biosyntia was awarded Best Cleantech in Denmark at the Venture Cup StartupCompetition in Copenhagen, thereby securing USD 10,000. Venture Cup is oneof Europe’s largest and most trusted non-profits to help make startups happen.