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MicroBioGen Head of Research, Dr Philip Bell, holding a flask of non-GM Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast

Innova® Delta, our latest, breakthrough non-GM ethanol yeast launched: Increases ethanol production, reliability and efficiency for the ethanol industry globally. March 2024. more

At the North American SAF Conference & Expo, MicroBioGen presented how our yeast technology can significantly improve the sustainability, efficiency and economics of producing ethanol as a feedstock for sustainable aviation fuel. Aug 2023. more

Publication of article ‘Reducing Carbon Intensity of Food and Fuel Production Whilst Lowering Land-Use Impacts of Biofuels’ in MDPI Fermentation. Aug 2023. more

Novozymes launches Apex ADY, the latest in the Innova® series of ethanol yeasts co-developed by MicroBioGen and Novozymes, and the most robust, high yielding active dry yeast in the market. June 2023. more

MicroBioGen opens state-of-the-art new laboratories in Macquarie Park, Sydney. 14 Oct 2022. more

Two new Innova® yeast products released: Apex and Turbo. 28 July 2022. more

MicroBioGen wins the Energy Award at the Australian Technologies Competition. 27 Oct 2021.
View announcement here (@24:50).

Novozymes launches our latest ethanol yeast, Innova® Quantum, with unparalleled performance. 26 Oct 2021more

MicroBioGen wins the 2021 Premier’s NSW Export Awards (Sustainability Category). 21 Oct 2021.
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BREAKING NEWS: MicroBioGen successfully develops unique yeast strain that efficiently converts non-food biomass to bioethanol and food, while reducing carbon emissions. 12 July 2021. more

Novozymes reveals Innova® Element, the latest and most powerful yet in our co-developed Innova® series of ethanol yeasts. 7 July 2021. more

MicroBioGen wins 2020 CCBJ Business Achievement Award for COVID Resilience & Business Growth. Feb 2021. more

MicroBioGen has a new look! We are excited to reveal our brand new logo and website. Jan 2021. more

Novozymes launches our super robust, non-GM yeast (Innova® Fit) in the US. Feb 2020. (As featured on: Novozymes website, Labiotech Newsletter, Ethanol Producer Magazine) more

MicroBioGen wins the 57th Australian Export Awards (Minerals, Energy and Related Services). Dec 2019. more

MicroBioGen wins the Premier’s NSW Export Awards (Minerals, Energy and Related Services). Oct 2019. more

Announcement of Novozymes Innova® Fit, the first fully non-GM yeast in the Innova® platform, developed by MicroBioGen. Aug 2019. more

Novozymes launches Innova® Force, developed in conjunction with MicroBioGen. June 2019. (As featured on: Ethanol Producer Magazine, Green Car Congress) more

MicroBioGen uses the directed evolution of yeast to solve the problem of producing lignocellulosic bioethanol at industrial scale. Apr 2019. more

Novozymes launches Innova® Lift, the second yeast biocatalyst product in collaboration with MicroBioGen. Oct 2018.more

MicroBioGen named finalist at the NSW Export Awards (International Development). Sep 2018. more

Novozymes launches Innova® Drive, the first yeast biocatalyst product in collaboration with MicroBioGen. Feb 2018. more

MicroBioGen receives A$4M ARENA grant for optimisation of 2G Yeast Biocatalysts. Nov 2017. more