GlobalYeast is a Belgian-Brazilian biotechnology startup focused on developing and deploying products and solutions for the fermentation industry. Base operations are strategically placed in both countries to better serve our clients globally. Our unique insight into fermentation processes is based on our strong knowledge of yeast metabolism and genetics and on applied research at the frontier of these sciences. Combined with our industrial know-how from years of experience in the Brazilian ethanol industry and multiple collaborations with yeast and fermentation industries world-wide, we are well equipped to understand our client’s needs and to deliver tangible results
GlobalYeast provides unique products and services to key markets of the bio-based economy. We develop and supply superior industrial yeast strains and advanced industrial fermentation services for three main markets:
GlobalYeast’s science and technology platform was developed by Prof. Johan Thevelein (scientific founder, VIB/KUL). Its proprietary strain Excellulor™ is suitable for second generation ethanol plants and ferments C5 sugars in concentrated and undetoxified lignocellulose hydrolysates. Platform technology of polygenic analysis allows rapid and complex gene identification and is based on strong IP and existing patent applications.