Berkeley, California, United States

Team size: 51 - 200

Sector: Manufacturing and materials

About Lygos

Founders: Eric Steen, Jay Keasling, Jeffrey Dietrich

Founded date: 2011


Company revenue: US$ 10 - 50 million

Investors: Four Cities Capital, National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Agriculture, US Department of Energy, Y Combinator

Company stage: Other

Lygos is providing biotechnology solutions for today’s renewable chemical challenges. They engineer microbes to convert sugars into high-value, industrial chemicals, targeting compounds where biological production is cost-advantaged over petrochemical production. The company's throughput screening and strain construction facilitate the rapid optimization of pathways to convert cheap and renewable feedstock to high-value chemicals. Founded in 2011, Lygos is headquartered in Berkeley, California.

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