Biotrend - inovaçâo e engenhari a em biotecnologia, s.a.

Biotrend is a research-based company offering advanced services in the area of industrial and marine biotechnology, specialised in the development, optimisation and scale-up of bioprocesses.

Biotrend operates a state-of-the art development lab and a bioprocessing pilot plant with capacities from 1 ml to 300l fermentation scale and supports its clients in the transition of processes to industrially relevant scales through access to facilities within its network of partners.

We are experienced in working with a wide diversity of biological systems, including bacteria, yeasts, fungi, protists and (heterotrophic) microalgae and are certified to work with genetically modified microorganisms. Further, we have helped clients processing industry-relevant renewable raw-materials, from commercially available refined sugars, to side streams of existing businesses, such as lignocellulosic hydrolysates, side-streams of the pulp-and-paper industry, crude glycerol grades, and residues of the agrofood industry.

Examples of target products include industrial enzymes, microbial biomass for human and animal nutrition, cell extracts for the cosmetic industry, pest control agents for agriculture, bio-based chemical building blocks and bio-based polymers.

Biotrend actively participates in international collaborative research projects, including BBI JU projects, keeping at the forefront of scientific development and enabling to offer its clients the most advanced and efficient bioprocessing solutions.

Biotrend's advanced bioprocessing know-how has been serving clients from small startups to global corporations from ail across the world.

Biotrend operates a state-of-the art development !ab and a bioprocessing pilot plant with capacities from 1 ml to 300l fermentation scale and supports its clients in the transition of processes to industrially relevant scales through access to facilities within its network of partners.

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