We are a specialist in industrial biotechnology. With our innovative bio-based products and solutions, we contribute to value creation – from concept to production and beyond. We rely on biotechnology as a tool for a bioeconomy and for creating a bio-based future.

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Advanced bioproducts

Buy our off-the-shelf products or team up with us for the joint development of new and customized products that will differentiate your business.

Our products and markets

High-tech based on nature

We apply a world class biotechnology portfolio to the unique BRAIN BioArchive. We offer R&D partnerships and extract customer value, overcoming single technology limitations.

Our tailor-made solutions

Meet BRAIN Biotech at

Virtual Event

Biomining ´21

7 June 2021
Virtual Event

9th International Bioeconomy Conference

9 June 2021

News & Views

Interested in getting to know more about what drives the company and its people to find biotechnological answers to the questions of today’s industries? Check out our stories here:

26 April 2021

Biomass: linchpin of the bioeconomy

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15 March 2021

Microbial Phospholipase for Egg Processing

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21 January 2021
BRAIN fermentation

Two steps forward, one step back – the path to perfect fermentation

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BRAIN Biotech Innovations

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Healthy food without an off-taste

Based on unique cell-based assay systems, within its SALT programs BRAIN focusses on the reduction of salt in foods.

SALT Programs

Bio-based freshness and product stability

Edible plants provide bioactive compounds that combat harmful organisms. BRAIN’s FRESCO program identifies the best anti-microbial candidates.

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Calorie-free plant-based sweeteners

Our DOLCE R&D program was completed at the end of 2020, and gave rise to two approaches for BRAIN and the food industry.

Plant-based sweeteners

Biological wound management

Aurase® is an enzymatic active ingredient developed by BRAIN for the treatment of open wounds. The active mechanism was inspired by the common green bottle fly.


Sustainable metal extraction in the circular economy

Microorganisms from the BRAIN bioarchive extract precious metals from e-waste, ashes, slags and other waste streams in an environmentally friendly way.


Natural compounds to trigger taste and skin sensations

In the TRiP2Application programs, BRAIN offers unique cell-based assay systems for the identification of novel ingredients for food & cosmetics. In addition, cell models developed by BRAIN enable the development of biological deodorants and aluminum-free antiperspirants.

Model systems

Information on handling SARS-CoV-2 at BRAIN Biotech AG

Dear Customers, dear Ladies and Gentlemen, we want to update you on how BRAIN Biotech is dealing with the situation imposed on public life in Germany during the Corona pandemic.

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Latest press releases

Press release, 12 May 2021

BRAIN Biotech AG expands stake in successful enzyme producer Biocatalysts Ltd.

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Press release, 6 May 2021

Genome Editing Tool Developed by BRAIN

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Press release, 10 March 2021

Ergebnisse der Hauptversammlung zum Finanzjahr 2019/20 der BRAIN AG zum Kopieren

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Selected financial publications

Annual Report

Annual Report 2019/20

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