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Conagen

Conagen

Conagen is a metabolic engineering and biomanufacturing company founded in 2010 by Oliver Yu.

Conagen engineers live organisms to produce molecules. Conagen uses synthetic biology tools to design metabolic pathways, improve production organisms, and optimize production procedures. They focus on bio-production of high value ingredients for food, nutrition, pharmaceutical, and renewable material industries.

Conagen has successfully engineered terpenoid pathways, aromatic amino acid-related pathways, cell wall sugar monomers and polymers, proteins and peptides, and secondary metabolic pathways in bacteria, plants and fungi.

Timeline

April 2020
Conagen raises a $30,000,000 corporate funding round from Sumitomo Chemical.
June 19, 2014
Conagen was founded by Oliver Yu.

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