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Bio-based Products

BRAIN is a pioneer of industrial biotechnology. We create innovative solutions applying a world class biotechnology portfolio to our BioArchive. We deliver value from concept to commercialization and beyond.


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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

Pioneering bioscience

BRAIN applies 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

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BIOKET – Digital Edition

1 March 2021
Virtual Event

Future Food-Tech

11 March 2021

Weurman Flavour Research Symposium

3 May 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:

21 January 2021
BRAIN fermentation

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

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21 January 2021
BRAIN and Roquette coop

Sweetener for the future

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20 January 2021

Biosun Biochemicals: Much more to offer than a traditional distributor

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BRAIN 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

The scope of the DOLCE program is to build a partnership for the development, and production of plant-based sweet solutions – new plant-based sweeteners and sweetness enhancers.


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

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

Further information

Latest press releases

Press release, 26 February 2021

BRAIN AG Q1 ‘20/’21 Results

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Press release, 14 January 2021

BRAIN AG publishes its Annual Report for the Financial Year 2019/20

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Press release, 13 January 2021

Roquette and BRAIN Group agree on production scale-up for protein sweetener

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Selected publications

Annual Report

Annual Report 2019/20

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