Enzymes for Industrial Applications 2020



Under the brand "Technologieland Hessen" Hessen Trade & Invest offers networks, consulting and information for future-oriented companies throughout Hessen. On behalf of the Hessian Ministry of Economics, Energy, Transport and Housing, the development, application and marketing of key technologies is supported holistically, neutrally, openly and free of charge. The experts of the technology field Life Sciences & Bioeconomics support the transition to a biobased economy, which is both economically and ecologically sustainable.



BRAIN is a pioneer of industrial biotechnology. We create innovative solutions by applying a world-class biotechnology portfolio based on our BioArchive, a proprietary repository of natural compounds. Thanks to the subsidiaries included in the BRAIN Group, we are able to provide excellent research and development work, specialized production expertise and access to
attractive markets. Focused on delivering solutions to our customers’ application needs, we deliver value from concept to commercialization.


Enzymaster is a one stop solution provider for the development and commercialization of innovative and sustainable enzyme catalysis technologies. With our proprietary BioEngine® platform and long-term experience, we offer R&D services with establishment of complete technology transfer packages and manufacturing collaborations to fine chemical, pharmaceutical and other industries. Our portfolio includes:

  • Enzyme panel screening
  • Smart engineering of enzymes
  • Process development
  • Enzyme preparation by fermentation
  • Biocatalytic manufacturing

Innophore uses a new and unique way to identify enzymes for existing or up-coming industrial biocatalytic processes. The CatalophoreTM platform enables companies to make ground breaking discoveries with an exclusive database of 3D enzyme cavities.


INOFEA was created to meet a critical need of the industry: to make enzymes more stable, re-usable and suitable for continuous processes.
We immobilize enzymes and protect them with a tailor-made shield, making them easy to use in biocatalysis, bioanalysis, proteomics and as an active ingredient. Our customers are among the top players in their industry, namely Pharma, Food & Feed, Specialty Chemicals and Consumer Care.
Our technology allows a reduction of raw materials needed for synthesis, a reduction of energy consumption during the production process and a reduction of waste and solvents in biocatalytic processes.

Kuhner Shaker GmbH

Shaking machines from Kuhner Shaker are known for their outstanding quality, excellent performance and their unique strength. The modular configuration platform allows us to answer customer needs quick and individually. In 2017, an innovative feeding technology, which enables fed-batch cultivations in small-scale shaken bioreactors, was acquired. This technology is distributed as FeedPlate®, FeedBeads® and FeedTube® and manufactured by Kuhner Shaker GmbH, Herzogenrath, Germany.


Purolite Life Sciences brings Purolite’s innovative thinking and distinguished history of resin technology expertise to the global Life Sciences marketplace.  Over three decades, Purolite has grown into the world’s premier resin technology manufacturer and innovation leader, with production plants and advanced research labs across the globe.   


SpinChem® AB is a technology company working on the boundaries of physics, chemistry and biotechnology, with applications in bio­transformation, downstream processing, cleantech and food industries. Through the development of the rotating bed reactor (RBR), SpinChem® is able to provide dramatic improve­ments in the mass transfer characteristics of heterogeneous reactions involving a solid and a liquid phase. The SpinChem® RBR is a revolutionary concept that moves solutions through a packed bed of solid phase material in a manner that maximizes contact between the liquids and the solid phase particles, while still preserv­ing the integrity and structure of the materials.


At Twist Bioscience, we work in service of people who are changing the world for the better. In fields such as medicine, agriculture, industrial chemicals and data storage, our unique silicon-based DNA Synthesis Platform provides precision at a scale that is otherwise unavailable to our customers.


ZYMVOL BIOMODELING SL is a biotech company based in Barcelona, Spain specialized in the design, development and application of molecular modeling software to enzyme discovery and optimization.

Founded in 2017 by the 3 cofounders and still privately owned, the company now counts with a multidisciplinary team of 14 members and accomplished a successful track record. Today we serve customers from 10 countries worldwide and have run more than 20 industrial projects successfully.

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