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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 21–50
Headquarters Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
String Bio envisions an ecologically sustainable world in which robust, cradle-to-cradle solutions provide the global population with cleaner ways of living. The company leverages methane as a source of carbon in order to manufacture green chemicals and food/animal feed ingredients. The products address multi-billion dollar markets. String is among a handful of companies worldwide — and the only Asian company — to successfully enable a methane-based value chain. Its proprietary platform (SIMP: String Integrated Methane Platform), leverages advances in synthetic biology, fermentation technology, chemistry, and process engineering to build a circular value chain.
String Bio's work has been recognized by several international awards and grants, including the Future Food Asia Award and the EnABLE startup awards in the Industrial Biotechnology sector. The company's first product to market, String Pro, is a high-quality protein that addresses the growing worldwide demand for sustainable protein. It is a cost-effective and high-performance protein for the aquaculture market. String is presently scaling its protein production.

Currently Operating in Five Regions

Press Mentions

January 10, 2020

Transforming methane gas to meat equivalent. String Bio is making it possible

September 14, 2021

Forbes India Nurturing Entrepreneurship and Driving Sustainable Growth

May 19, 2021

The 2021 #APAC25

October 30, 2019

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October 30, 2019

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September 23, 2019

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Work at String Bio

Posted December 6, 2021

Business Development Manager

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Posted November 4, 2021

Process Engineer - Biotech

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Posted November 4, 2021

Administrative Assistant

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Posted November 4, 2021

Product Manager - Animal Nutrition

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Posted November 4, 2021

Product Manager - Human Nutrition

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Posted November 4, 2021

Senior Research Associate/Scientist - Molecular Biology

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Posted November 4, 2021

QC Associate

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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