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Lygos Stock

Biotechnology solutions



Notable Investors

US Department of Energy


Berkeley CA, US

Total Funding


About Lygos Stock

Founded in 2010, Lygos is providing biotechnology solutions for today’s renewable chemical challenges. They engineer microbes to convert sugars into high-value, industrial chemicals, targeting compounds where biological production is cost-advantaged over petrochemical production.


LG Technology Ventures

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National Science Foundation

BitSight, Lygos

US Department of Energy

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Funding History

April 2012$150K
April 2013$1.0M
December 2014$550K
December 2016$13.0M
July 2018$15.5M
September 2018$2.0M
January 2019$10.0M
March 2019$750K
June 2019$2.0M


Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Eric Steen

Chief Patent Counsel

Photon Rao


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