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eniferBio raises €11M to make planet-friendly fungal protein from the by-products of food and agricultural processes
The successful A-round was led by Aqua-Spark and joined by Tesi, Valio, Voima Ventures, and Nordic Foodtech VC. With the investment, eniferBio will begin to scale the production of its PEKILO® mycoprotein powder, which contains very high levels of protein, healthy...
1 September 2022, Espoo, Finland The partnership between eniferBio and Skretting has been strengthened by the signing of an agreement that defines the future steps for testing PEKILO® protein in Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout. Skretting and eniferBio have signed a...
Valio and eniferBio are joining forces to create a new, future-proof product for the plant-based protein field. Originally invented in the 1970s, PEKILO® has been further developed by eniferBio and is now ready to scale. 10 May 2022, Espoo, Finland Valio, the leading...
November 18, 2021 eniferBio, the Finnish biotech start-up and winner of the 2020 Nutreco Feed & Food Tech Challenge, visited Nutreco’s aquaculture division Skretting in Stavanger to discuss the results of the first stage of validation of their PEKILO® mycoprotein....
The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) has awarded the Finnish mycoprotein start-up eniferBio a €1.2M BlueInvest Grant to advance the commercialization of their revolutionary new aquafeed protein ingredient PEKILO®. The project will bring valuable support to...
May 18, 2021, Espoo, Finland Based on methods stemming back to the 1970s, eniferBio has developed a new and sustainable production process for a high-quality fish feed ingredient. Foods of Norway is very excited to have this expertise at hand as the start-up now...
May 6, 2021, Espoo, Finland EniferBio, the Finnish biotech start-up producing the mycoprotein PEKILO® and Award-winner of the Nutreco Feed (&Food) Tech Challenge (NFTC) today announced the successful completion of process piloting trials. The aim of the trial was...
The growing demand for food and sustainable food production are global challenges. A significant part of the problem is the lack of sustainably produced protein feed. eniferBio has developed a new and sustainable production process for a high-quality fish feed...
26.11.2021 Business Upside: Fungus help save trees of the world by feeding fish
26.11.2021 Feed Additive: New validation milestone reached for eniferBio
24.11.2021 Bloomberg: How feeding fish a long-lost fungus helps save the world’s trees
20.5.2021 The Fish Site: Finnish alt-protein producer targets Norway’s salmon feed sector
6.5.2021 Biofuels Digest: Tereos’ vinasse used in novel protein production trial
6.5.2021 FishFarmingExpert: Novel ingredient moves to feed trial stage
6.5.2021 Feed Navigator: Finnish biotech collaborates with Tereos to supply novel protein for salmon feeding trials
6.5.2021 Aquafeed: Skretting testing eniferBio’s novel protein ingredient
21.1.2021 Aquafeed: Pekilo protein: Past, present and future | Vol 13 Issue 1, pages 51-53
11.12.2020 The Fish Site: The Finnish product: single-cell aquafeed start-up set to launch
2.11.2020 Feed Navigator: Finnish single cell protein producer raises over €1m in financing
9.10.2020 CoFounder: EIT FAN Helsinki: 2 teams picked for Venture Summit
24.9.2020 Feed Navigator: Single cell protein company takes home top prize in innovation competition
23.9.2020 Aquafeed: eniferBio wins Nutreco Feed & Food Tech Challenge 2020
26.11.2021 Helsingin Sanomat: Kymmenen mullistavaa startupia