Bioextrax brings to the market a biobased extraction platform technology that has sprung out of research carried out at the Department of Biotechnology at Lund University.
Bioextrax have tested and verified a collection of microbial strains that can hydrolyse a variety of protein rich side streams. It is a green, cheap and selective technology avoiding harsh treatments and the use of chemicals.
The company are currently in the process of commercializing two key applications: the extraction of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA, a biobased and biodegradable plastic) from PHA-producing bacterial cells, and protein hydrolysate and fibres from poultry feathers.
Founded by Mohammad Ibrahim and Rajni Hatti-Kaul.
Portfolio company since 2015.
Portfolio Manager LU Holding:
christine [dot] widstrand [at] innovation [dot] lu [dot] se (Christine Widstrand), phone +46 70 928 63 78