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String Bio

Leveraging biotechnology to convert methane to everyday products, including feed and food

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Vinod Kumar

Cofounder & Managing Director at String Bio

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Employees 101–200
Headquarters Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
String Bio provides carbon negative ingredients for humans and animals using their patented solution, the String Integrated Methane Platform (SIMP), which utilizes methane as a feedstock to produce high-value products for various industries, including feed, cosmetics, textiles, and agriculture. Their approach aims to meet growing consumer demands while enabling sustainable food systems that are climate resilient. String was founded in Silicon Valley but moved operations to Bangalore in 2014 to be closer to the population growth and markets it could best serve.

Notable Achievements

  • Holds over 55 patents globally that cover biology, fermentation, and engineering
  • Compared to market benchmarks like soy or animal proteins, String’s products demand a fraction of the resources, with 20x less water usage
  • Provided protein-based biostimulants to farmers which save 4 tons of CO2 per acre and increase yields by 20-30%

Currently Operating in Eleven Regions

Press Mentions

June 16, 2024

Top 10 BioTech Startups in India

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May 2, 2024

15 Startups in Mars’ 1st ‘Unreasonable Food’ Cohort Poised to Future-Proof Food

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September 18, 2023

The Economic Times Startup Awards 2023: And the big winners are…

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June 13, 2023

Scientist’s Biotech Startup Converts Methane to Sustainable Products, Helps Farmers Earn More

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May 26, 2022

Forbes India - String Bio: Turning A Greenhouse Gas—methane—into Animal Feed

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September 14, 2021

Forbes India Nurturing Entrepreneurship and Driving Sustainable Growth

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Work at String Bio

Posted March 6, 2024

Regional Change Leader

Maharashtra, India/Madhya Pradesh, India/Andhra Pradesh, India

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Posted March 6, 2024

Finance Manager

Tumkur, Karnataka, India

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Posted March 6, 2024

Production Manager

Karnataka, India

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