Netherlands’ Purac to acquire BIRD Engineering, and technology for biobased materials, building blocks

March 7, 2013 |

In the Netherlands, Purac announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire BIRD Engineering B.V., the Netherlands.  BIRD Engineering is a biotech contract research company, specifically in the field of industrial microbiology. BIRD has experience with various micro-organisms, mostly bacteria and yeasts, and has expertise in the field of the development of new strains, and development of fermentation processes. BIRD Engineering focuses on the use of micro-organisms and enzymes for the production of bio-based materials, for example bio-FDCA and bio-chemical building blocks, replacing materials based on fossil carbohydrates”.

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