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Bio-based products and solutions for industry

We are a specialist in industrial biotechnology. With our innovative bio-based products and solutions for nutrition, health and the environment, we support industry in its efforts to make processes and products more sustainable.

Solution-oriented, always keeping our customers' requirements in mind, 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 biobased future.

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Consolidated capabilities

All companies in the BRAIN Group act as interconnected entities in the fields of research and development, process development and production, or as suppliers in specialty markets.


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Driving innovation

BRAIN Biotech AG in Zwingenberg, Germany, serves as the headquarter of the BRAIN Group. Ever since its inception in 1993, it has been a driver and high-tech pioneer of the industrial biotechnology and a sustainable bioeconomy.

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News & Views

17 January 2022
GB 20_21

Annual Report for FY 2020/21 has been published

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9 December 2021
Dirk Sombroek BRAIN Biotech

Enthusiasm for Nobel Prize in Medicine

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21 May 2021
CRISPR process

An Alternative CRISPR-Cas Tool for Genome Editing

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Strategy and business model

BRAIN Biotech focuses on the marketing of product-scalable business options. These are based on the BRAIN Group’s product offering to industrial customers (B2B business) as well as on products developed together with industrial partners and subsequent license-based marketing. Tailor-made solutions developed on the basis of R&D performance payments in the context of R&D partnerships comprise a further business option. A third business option is to develop our own product candidates.

Product sales

The BRAIN Group offers around 130 specialty products for B2B. This portfolio is constantly fueled by project realizations from our New Business Development pipeline.

Products & Markets

Tailor-made solutions

BRAIN Biotech has a long track record of dedicated contract R&D programs with industry partners. We offer joint development of customer-specific solutions and exclusive R&D partnerships.


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