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Be part of a relevant ecosystem focused on industrial biotechnology

dsm-ferminich is highly dedicated to contributing to a more sustainable economy and society. Already for 150 years, dsm-ferminich in Delft (previously Gist Brocades and Nederlandsche Gist en Spiritus Fabriek) has been a front runner in biotechnological innovations with global impact.

The board of dsm-ferminich has given its commitment to open its site in Delft for third parties active in biotechnology, and to share its knowledge and infrastructure to create an open innovation campus.

The dsm-ferminich Biotechnology Centre at the Biotech Campus Delft houses over 400 scientists with expertise in all areas of Biotechnology. Ranging from bioinformatics, analytics, fermentation, downstream processing and application. Collaborations and mentoring between Planet B.io and dsm-ferminich scientists is actively promoted. Moreover, dsm-ferminich can offer valuable commercial support and business opportunities.

Latest news

Planet B.io is a busy community, we are constantly developing and so are our collaborators, residents and members. To keep everyone updated we write articles and organise events. Take a look!

23-05-2024

2024 dsm-firmenich Kickstart Prize

On the 12th of April, ExCulture won the dsm-firmenich Kickstart Prize, worth €50,000. The prize will help them to further develop their concept of mixed culture production of heparin. The Kickstart Prize is part of a larger grant provided by dsm-firmenich, that aims to support the collaboration between the TU Delft and dsm-firmenich, with a particular goal to support the growth of the innovation ecosystem at the Biotech Campus Delft. Planet B.io, the organisation that manages this ecosystem, is responsible for the identification of value-adding initiatives that can make the best use of the grant.

06-05-2024

Interview | Bram Kerssemakers - Programme Manager Protein Port

Bram Kerssemakers recently joined the Planet B.io team as Programme Manager Protein Port. He will take responsibility on all activities within Protein Port, a network of companies, institutes and educational institutions aimed at strengthening and accelerating the protein transition. We had a talk with Bram about his career and experience.

10-04-2024

Plant One new owner of Bioprocess Pilot Facility at Biotech Campus Delft

Plant One, an established pilot plant company specialized in sustainable production processes, will be the new owner of the Bioprocess Pilot Facility at Biotech Campus Delft. Plant One will further develop the current bioprocess facility into a full-service pilot plant for companies active in biobased and/or biotechnology processes, from SME's to multinationals. The deal was signed at the Biotech Campus Delft earlier today.