We believe that with the current technology society is on the verge of creating a bio-based economy. EV Biotech will evolve the chemical feedstock market by revolutionizing the methods of microbial cell factory strain engineering, hereby shifting the chemical market from petrochemical-based to biological-based chemical production.

A revolutionary step for a sustainable future.

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About us

EV Biotech is an interdisciplinary and dynamic start-up based in Groningen, the Netherlands, founded by a team of three young enthusiastic scientists. Our mission is biological production of high-value chemical compounds for Flavors & Fragrances, Biomaterials, Agriculture and Pharmaceutical markets. Our goal is to steer the chemical industry from unsustainable and oil-based sources to microbial production using a combination of the cutting edge techniques in Microbiology, Genetic Engineering and Systems Biology. 

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What others say

  • “Bacterial engineering has bright prospects for sustainable chemical products. I will be following EV Biotech closely”

    Prof. dr. Ben Feringa, Nobel Laureate Chemistry 2016
  • “After graduating from EIT-health Venturelab program, EV-biotech lead by Linda Dijkshoorn successfully develops into a competent entrepreneurial team ready for the high-tech and high-growth biotechnology field. I have high expectations about their coming success”

    Prof. dr Aard Groen Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Groningen and the University of Twente
  • “EV Biotech develops alternative and complementary technologies for chemical production using bacterial engineering. I am very positive about the technology and it’s potential”

    Dr. Ton Vries, Managing Director MercachemSyncom and Managing Director Groningen Campus

Research & Development

EV Biotech is currently developing a number Proof of Concept microbial cell factories for the production of high-value molecules and their precursors. Our current interests include the Biomaterials and Flavour and Fragrance markets.

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