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Zymergen researches, develops, and manufactures microbes for Fortune 500 companies. It develops molecules for agriculture, chemicals, materials, pharmaceuticals, electronics, personal care, and more applications.

Zymergen’s platform integrates automation, machine learning, and genomics to navigate the genomic search space. It uses a technology platform to optimize strains in that improves economics; improves the existing production strains within existing manufacturing processes; and improves the correlation between the lab and commercial manufacturing.

Moreover, Zymergen offers new product development, such as engineering any molecules from any microbes that improves the power of biology to develop novel products. Jed Dean, Joshua J. Hoffman, and Zachary Serber founded it in 2013, with its headquarters in Emeryville in California with an additional office in Seattle in Washington.

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