Embion successfully closes first part of seed financing for scaling up biomass processing tech

In January 2018, Embion successfully closed a largely oversubscribed convertible note as part of the seed round of financing with the participation of Swiss private investors. The funds will be used for product development and scaling up Embion's proprietary biomass processing technology.


Embion among 21 eu startups entering the european climate-kic accelerator program

In October 2017, Embion becomes the newest member of the Climate-KIC accelerator program. Within the next 6 months Embion will be part of the largest network of start-up companies across Europe with technologies mitigating the effects of climate change.
See more in the article by startupticker.ch here (in German).


Embion and epfl receive cti grant for advancing biomass to biopolymers technology

In February 2017, Embion and two laboratories of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), initiated a CHF 0,5-million project funded by the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation (INNO+SWISS, formerly CTI) for advancing biomass to biopolymers technology. The project will develop IP around Embion's core technology for using agricultural and other sources of waste and transforming to chemicals for production of 100% renewable biopolymer materials . Said polymers, currently entering the market with the codename PEF, have the potential to substitute PET with greener more sustainable sources of plastics with applications in food and beverage packages and biosynthetic textiles with advanced properties to petroleum derived equivalent materials.