Every day seems to bring a fundraising record and a new company launching in the biotech industry. Insider spoke with some of the smartest and most plugged-in venture capitalists in biotech to pinpoint the most exciting startups.
Food ingredients startups to watch, from rare sugars and prebiotic fibers to ‘cell-free’ biomanufacturing
From San Diego-based Debut Biotech, which is developing a range of high-value ingredients via a novel ‘cell-free’ biomanufacturing platform, to Virginia-based Bonumose, which has patented technology it claims could enable the “mass market adoption” of rare sugars.
Debut Biotech teams up with DIC to explore novel, ‘cell-free’ approach to biomanufacturing natural food colors
Fine chemicals co DIC has teamed up with San Diego-based startup Debut Biotech to develop color ingredients via a novel ‘cell-free’ biomanufacturing platform, which it claims could enable the biosynthesis of colors that are “hard to find or even inaccessible in nature.”
Continuous cell-free biotechnology will advance the transition from petroleum-based and animal-derived color ingredients for consumer products