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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

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Future Battery Forum

15 November 2021


E-Waste World Conference

30 November 2021

Trade show

Fi (Food Ingredients) Europe 2021

30 November 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:

15 October 2021
EFIB review

EFIB 2021: The Green Deal and Biotechnology

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13 August 2021

Brought to life

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28 June 2021

For a better and fairer world

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Selected innovations and services

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We CRISPR for You

With our own CRISPR-Cas genome scissors, we meet customer project goals faster and cheaper

We CRISPR for You
A scientist working on a bioprocess for battery recycling and a green battery

Creating #MicrobialBatteryRecycling

A truly green process for the recycling of lithium ion batteries – microbes can make lithium ion battery recycling more sustainable, more effective and even completely CO2-neutral.

Microbial Battery Recycling
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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.


Since 2021 we have been committed to the UN Global Compact corporate responsibility initiative and its principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption

ESG | Sustainability

Latest press releases

Press release, 15 September 2021

BRAIN Biotech AG successfully placed new share capital for the financing of further growth initiatives

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Press release, 15 September 2021

BRAIN Biotech AG resolves on a cash capital increase from authorised capital

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Press release, 3 September 2021

Capital Markets Day BRAIN Biotech AG: Focus on BEC Technology and its Transformational Potential

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Selected financial publications

Annual Report

Annual Report 2019/20

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