CARBIOS part of the 10 Hot European Biotechs to Observe in 2017 according Labiotech.eu

Carbios is proud to enter the top 10 hottest European Biotechs to observe in 2017 according to LABIOTECH.eu (Europe’s leading digital media for Biotech)

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LiNK TO THE ARTICLE : http://labiotech.eu/10-hot-biotechs-europe-2017/

“Fantastic Bioplastics

Roughly 300 million tons of plastic are produced globally every year, but only 700k tons are bio-based and biodegradable. The French Carbios is one of the most promising industrial biotechs active in this space; its technological platform could significantly push the field forward. After signing a €18M joint-venture in 2016 to scale it its production, 2017 will be the year to demonstrate results.”

About CARBIOS

CARBIOS is a green chemistry company whose innovations are designed to meet environmental and sustainable development issues faced by global industrial players. Since its creation in 2011, CARBIOS has developed two industrial bioprocesses dedicated to the biodegradation and the biorecycling of polymers. These breakthrough innovations, which are a worldwide premiere, leverage the highly specific properties of enzymes to optimize the performances and the life cycle of plastic and textile materials. CARBIOS’ economic development model is based on the industrialization and commercialization of its products, enzymes, technologies, and bioprocesses via the concession of licenses, directly or via joint ventures to major industrial players in the sectors that can make use of the Company’s innovative technologies. For instance, CARBIOS created in September 2016, the joint-venture CARBIOLICE, in partnership with Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients and the SPI investment fund run by Bpifrance. This company, controlled by CARBIOS, will operate the first patented enzymatic biodegradation technology licensed by CARBIOS by producing enzymated pellets to be used for the production of a new generation of bio-sourced and biodegradable plastics. Since inception, CARBIOS benefits from the financial support of the leading European venture capital firm Truffle Capital. CARBIOS was granted the label “Young Innovative Company” by Bpifrance (former OSEO) and is eligible for investments by private equity mutual funds (FCPIs).

For more information, please visit: www.carbios.fr

CARBIOS is eligible for the PEA-PME, a government program allowing French residents investing in SMEs to benefit from income tax rebates.

Investor relations & press


CARBIOS
Benjamin Audebert
Investor Relations
+33 (0)4 73 86 51 76
contact@carbios.fr

ALIZE RP
Caroline Carmagnol
Press Relations Europe
+33 (0)1 44 54 36 66
carbios@alizerp.com

ROONEY PARTNERS
Kate L. Barrette
Press Relations U.S.
+1 212 223 0561
kbarrette@rooneyco.com

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