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BRAIN offers the full scope of bio-based solutions

BRAIN is a pioneer of industrial biotechnology. We create innovative solutions applying a world class biotechnology portfolio to our BioArchive, a proprietary repository of natural compounds. Focused on delivering solutions to our customers’ application needs we deliver value from concept to commercialization and beyond.

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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 AG serves as the head office and innovation center of the international BRAIN Group. Ever since its inception in 1993, it has been a driver and high-tech pioneer in the fields of industrial biotechnology and the bioeconomy.


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Strategy and business model

BRAIN 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

BRAIN offers a portfolio of more than 100 specialty B2B products. This portfolio is constantly fueled by project realizations from our New Product Development pipeline.

Products & Markets

Tailor-made solutions

BRAIN 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.

R&D partnership and cooperation

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