4GENE offers its FLAVOR-ON-DEMAND technology platform of activatable flavor and fragrance glucosides to its Customers in the Cosmetics, Food and Industrial Application Market Segments. 4GENE is a biotech start-up company founded at the Professorship for Biotechnology of Natural Products led by Prof. Dr. Wilfried Schwab at the Technical University Munich. During the EXIST Funding Program 4GENE cooperated with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralf Takors, Head of the Institute for Biotechnical Engineering at the University of Stuttgart to provide the Proof-of-Concept for the production of flavor glucosides. Today the company has 8 Employees and operates from Offices in Freising and Stuttgart in Germany with its customers worldwide.

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24. January 2019
FLAVOR-ON-DEMAND – Startup 4GENE receives 7-digit Seed-Funding
Germany's largest seed investor High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), VC Fonds BW, Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg GmbH and Goldmann International GmbH have acquired stakes in 4GENE GmbH. The young company, based in Heilbronn with office and production facilities in Freising and Stuttgart, develops and distributes activatable flavor and fragrance precursors for cosmetics, food and industrial fragrance warning systems to its customers worldwide. The investment enables the

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21. Sep 2018

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Dr. Anke Caßing, Principal / Authorized Signatory