April 2024

Our partner Syensqo joins EuropaBio to accelerate innovation in biotechnology

Syensqo joins forces with key industry players to shape the European biotech framework

Syensqo, previously part of Solvay group, joins EuropaBio, the European Association for BioIndustries. This partnership – which is implemented through the Syensqo Renewable Materials & Biotechnology platform – strengthens Syensqo’s commitment to advancing innovation and growth in biotech, contributing to the transition to a carbon-neutral future.

EuropaBio, recognized as the voice of the biotech industry in Europe, represents companies championing biotechnology and biomanufacturing; the organization’s ambition is to shape a cutting-edge and globally competitive European biotechnology framework for the benefit of European citizens.

“Syensqo is proud to join EuropaBio and work alongside other leading companies and experts in biotechnology. We believe that through collaboration and dialogue, we can create a strong European strategy to address the pressing challenges our society is facing today,” said Thomas Canova, Head of Renewable Materials & Biotechnology Growth Platform. “Joining EuropaBio reflects our commitment to sustainability, innovation, and advancing humanity through biotechnology.”

Dr. Claire Skentelbery, Director General of EuropaBio: “We are delighted to welcome Syensqo to the EuropaBio community. It is representative of industrial transition and focus into biotechnology as a fundamental component of future society, economy and sustainability. Together we build Europe’s future.”

As a member of EuropaBio, Syensqo will expand its network, gain insights into emerging trends and technologies, and enhance its visibility in the European and global biotech communities while working cooperatively with other industrial players to advocate for a stronger biotechnology framework in Europe.

Combining chemistry and biology for more sustainable solutions

Syensqo’s Renewable Materials and Biotechnology platform, launched in 2022, focuses on developing innovative and sustainable solutions using renewable feedstocks and biotechnology. It aims to meet growing demand for sustainable solutions by increasing the share of sustainable renewable carbon in Syensqo’s product offering and developing new business opportunities enabled by biotechnology. The platform’s ambition relies on a holistic innovation approach with three interconnected pillars: sustainable renewable carbon, biotechnology and end-of-life management.

About Syensqo

Syensqo is a science company developing groundbreaking solutions that enhance the way we live, work, travel and play. Inspired by the scientific councils which Ernest Solvay initiated in 1911, we bring great minds together to push the limits of science and innovation for the benefit of our customers, with a diverse, global team of more than 13,000 associates in 30 countries.

Our solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices and health care applications. Our innovation power enables us to deliver on the ambition of a circular economy and explore breakthrough technologies that advance humanity.

Learn more at www.syensqo.com

About EuropaBio

EuropaBio, the European Association for Bioindustries, promotes an innovative and dynamic European biotechnology industry. EuropaBio and its members are committed to the socially responsible use of biotechnology to improve quality of life; to prevent, diagnose, treat, and cure diseases; to improve the quality and quantity of food and feedstuffs and to move towards a biobased and zero-waste economy. EuropaBio represents corporate and associate members, plus national biotechnology associations and bioregions.

Read more about our work at www.europabio.org