BRAIN Biotech AG

EFIB Stakeholder Profile​

Company/Organisation type: SME

Focus area/active in: 

  • Animal Feed & Additives
  • Bio-based Chemistry
  • Bio-based Materials
  • Engineering / Scale-up
  • Enzyme Technologies & Bioprocesses
  • Feedstock / Biomass
  • Food / Nutrition / Ingredients
  • Fuels / Lubricants
  • Plant-based Food
  • Strain Development
  • Waste Management / Recycling


BRAIN Biotech AG (“BRAIN”) is a leading European specialist in industrial biotechnology. As a technology provider and developer of bio-based products and solutions, the company supports the biologization of industry by discovering, developing and optimizing enzymes, microbial strains and natural bioactive substances for applications in the food, diagnostics, pharma and chemical industry as well as for environmental issues.

BRAIN Biotech AG is the parent company of the BRAIN Group which maintains its own diverse and comprehensive collection of natural resources: microorganisms, genetic material and natural substances. The BRAIN Group has its own production facilities, e.g. for enzymes, in Germany, UK and the US, which together with the associated biotechnological production expertise, complete the value chain within the Group. 


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An Alternative CRISPR-Cas Tool for Genome Editing

The scientists from BRAIN Biotech have isolated a non-Cas9 nuclease for genome editing and developed a novel CRISPR-Cas tool. What does this imply for their own R&D and for customer projects?

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Dr. Michael Krohn
Head of Research & Development

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