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Fermentalg

Industrial biotech company using microalgues for the bio-production of products and molecules, from renewables, at competitive costs

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded January 2009
  • Employees 35
  • Website fermentalg.com

Company Summary

The patented technology opens access to world-class markets from animal nutrition to advanced biofuels, including animal feed, cosmetics and green chemistry. Fermentalg signed its 1st industrial and commercial Joint Venture with first class group Sofiprotéol in thé field of Omega 3 (EPA-DHA). Other agreements are signed or on process with major industrial players in their fields.

Team

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    Pierre CALLEJA
    CEO

    50 years of age
    Biologist with the IFREMER research institute: larval farming techniques (marine farms)

    Founder and Chairman of Kurios (aquaculture feed) 1992 to 2000.
    Sale of Kurios INVE, in 2000
    Chairman of Aquatyca (aquariology fish feed) – purchase in 2003 and sale in 2007
    Management and financing of a R&D project at the IFREMER for the mass production of microalgae under heterotrophic conditions. Filing of 2 patents in 2007

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    Paul MICHALET
    CFO & CBO

    ESC-DECF- European Financial Analyst
    120 M€ financing raised
    25 years of experience

    Coopers & Lybrand (Audit)
    Chief Finance Officer France Air (Aeraulics) ,
    CIPE & ADT France (Tyco - Security division),
    Coletica (now BASF) (Cosmetics actives compounds),
    Metabolic Explorer ((Industrial Biotech) member of the Management Board)
    Partner in the Pécéblé Group (Photovoltaic energy)

    2 IPOs: Coletica (2000) - Metabolic Explorer (2007)

Advisors

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    Brunswick
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Mazars & Exco
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Emertec, CEA Investissement
    Unconfirmed
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    Demeter, Picoty,
    Unconfirmed
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    ACE Management, Aquitaine Création Investissement
    Unconfirmed