Embion Technologies

Start-up Profile

Founded: 2016

Country: Switzerland

Number of employees: 10

Main focus areas/active in: 

  • Animal Feed & Additives
  • Bio-based Chemistry
  • Bio-based Materials
  • Food / Nutrition / Ingredients
  • Personal Care (e.g. cosmetics)
  • Plant-based Food
  • Platform / Conversion Technologies


Embion develops and commercializes the next generation in biomass processing and transformation technology to meet the planet’s growing demand in nutrition, materials and energy supply. We enable industry leaders to develop unique and sustainable products and unlock ​value from biomass while reaching their sustainability goals​. Our aim: to become the science and technology leader for producing natural, sustainable, low emission and high functionality products from biomass across all industries.

Website: https://embiontech.com/

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Which input provides your business model/core technology towards a bio-based economy?

Our proprietary breakthrough biomass processing technology catalyzes the bio-based economy, enabling the discovery and production of natural, sustainable and highly functional products. We address the twin challenges of climate change and a growing global population by enabling efficient use of existing biomass resources.

Which market/clients do you address and which short-/long-term goals do you have?

Markets & Customers:
Brands and Ingredients companies in the Health, Nutrition, Cosmetics and Pharma sectors

Short term goal:
Global commercialization of our Prembion prebiotic, as well as our ongoing collaborations with global industry leaders

Medium term goal:
100 Million tons CO2 emissions savings through our products and processes

Long term goal:
Established leadership in biomass processing

What makes your approach unique compared to other stakeholders in this field?

Our proprietary platform technology based on ionic catalysts is the next-generation in biomass processing, with infinite flexibility and tunability. Our approach provides our customers with rapid prototyping, low CAPEX/OPEX requirements, low environmental footprints as well as long-term product differentiation. Our technology maximizes yields and the extraction of new molecules from biomass.

Get in touch!

Jerome Duramy
Business Development and Marketing Director

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