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FlandersBio offers an up-to-date life sciences database with detailed information about all FlandersBio members.

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DuPont Industrial Biosciences

Website: http://biosciences.dupont.com
Phone: +32 50 44 91 11
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Business Focus

DuPont Industrial Biosciences is the industrial biotechnology segment in DuPont that develops and delivers innovative products into the consumer, industrial and agri-processing markets. Integrating the former Genencor division of Danisco A/S in 2011 and combining it with its own activities in the field of biotechnology, it has a proven track record of success in the industrial biotechnology market.


Company Profile

DuPont Industrial Biosciences has a proven track record of success in the industrial biotechnology market. In May 2011, DuPont acquired Danisco A/S and its industrial biotechnology division Genencor. The company’s strategy is to strengthen its current market position and to leverage its i-biotech™ technology approach to develop innovative future applications.

Genencor International bvba in Brugge is one of the organization’s main manufacturing plants for the production of its industrial enzymes.

Science & Technology or Services

Tracking back to the early days of industrial biotechnology, the organization has grown into an industrial biotechnology leader with dedicated R&D centers of excellence around the globe, such as Leiden (the Netherlands), Palo Alto (California, USA), Shanghai (People’s Republic of China), and Wilmington (Delaware, USA).

The integration of our technology platforms- including gene discovery and functional genomics, molecular evolution and design, metabolic pathway engineering, human immunology, biomaterial production, and formulation delivery systems- is our i-biotech® solution. It will enable us to discover, design, test, manufacture, and deliver safe biomaterials quickly, efficiently, and successfully. By leveraging our technology into new applications, DuPont Industrial Biosciences will create smart biotechnology products with novel capabilities of recognition, action and control for many markets.

Product description

Xylanases, Cellulases, Amylase, Glucoamylases, Pullulanases, Fungal Alpha Amylase, Proteases, Phytases


The organization has shown the ability to build strong and lasting partnerships with some of the world’s leading companies such as Procter & Gamble, , Goodyear, Eastman Chemical, Dow Corning Corp, Cargill, The U.S. Department of Energy/National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Inc. It also participates in R&D collaborations under US and EU funding programmes as well as with prominent institutions (University of Leicester, Russian Academy of Sciences, University of Iowa). In Belgium also DuPont Industrial Biosciences has built strong relationships, for instance with the University of Ghent.

More info

Address: DuPont Industrial Biosciences
Komvest 43
8000 Brugge

Route: Via Google Maps
Website: http://biosciences.dupont.com

Phone: +32 50 44 91 11
Foundation date: 1995
Email: Klaas.Illeghems@dupont.com

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