Company

BIOKEMIK: High value-added chemical products

The problem:

BIOKEMIK’s technology provides a solution to the problem of obtaining 1, 3 butadiene, a chemical compound whose best known use is in the production of rubber for manufacturing tyres, a market worth more than 22 billion dollars.

Our solution

BIOKEMIK was set up to address the global demand for sustainable chemical products, obtaining high-added value products at a low cost from non-food renewable raw materials, whereby its portfolio currently includes: 1,3-Butadiene, acetone, 2,3-Butanediol, MEK and vanillin.

The biotechnological processes developed in conjunction with TECNALIA currently have 6 patent families, 3 trade secret registrations and 3 proprietary microorganisms with CECT registration.

Advantages

  • Problems related to fossil resources are avoided
  • Reduced raw material dependency
  • It is scalable.
  • It is green.
  • Avoids altering the flow of materials towards blending.
  • It uses biological hazard 1 micro-organisms.
  • It generates recoverable by-products for animal foodstuffs and industrial purposes.

Potential Market

  • Rubber users and other intermediate product markets.

Market situation

BIOKEMIK provides a strategic opportunity to develop a new way of producing important chemicals. It already markets its technology for installing acetone and 2,3-Butanediol production plants.

Phase: technology expansion
Employees: 2
Offices: Derio – ES
Funding rounds: 2
Co-investors: TECNALIA, Kereon Partners

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