Allozymes wants to supercharge manufacturing with engineered enzymes

Co-founders Peyman Salehian (L) and Akbar Vahidi © Allozymes

The Future Food Asia 2021 award winner speeds up enzyme engineering from years to months, is already attracting clients and has just raised $5m seed funding

Enzymes, which are proteins that catalyze chemical reactions, have been used in various industries for centuries, from tenderizing meat to making wine and cheese. But what if enzymes can be used for more than that, like in medicine or bioplastics? Singaporean startup Allozymes sees a huge market opportunity in making and improving enzymes, which can help industries such as F&B manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics become more efficient.Using technology developed at the National University of Singapore (NUS), Allozymes can produce enzymes faster and with fewer resources while maintai...
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