MilestonesPartnered in 2008Listed on the NASDAQ in 2010
FOUNDERSNeil Renninger, Jack Newman, Jay Keasling
Amyris is the first synthetic biology company to successfully launch a family of clean consumer brands.
Amyris creates renewable products that focus on fuels and chemicals that provide no-compromise sustainable alternatives to a broad range of petroleum-sourced products. It uses an industrial synthetic biology platform that applies its innovative bioscience solutions to convert plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules and producespecialty ingredients and consumer products. Its technology creates products that support biopharmaceutical drug discovery and production, from cosmetic emollients and fragrances to fuels, solvents, lubricants, and nutraceuticals.