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Rainer Figge

Director Business Development


Rainer Figge has been working in the field of industrial biotechnology for almost 20 years.

He started his professional career at Sanofi, then joined Metabolic Explorer, where he managed the development of several industrial biotech processes for the production of L-methionine, 1,2- and 1,3-propanediol.

Rainer then worked for Eviagenics setting up processes for the production of flavonoids and vanillin.

In 2016 Rainer joined Alderys as director of business development elaborating business partnerships for the industrialization of yeast-based biotech processes.

Rainer is also consulting the bio-industry and related industries on developments in the sector of industrial biotechnology.

Rainer was trained as microbiologist at Munich University and the University of California, San Diego. He holds a PhD from the University of Braunschweig and was an EMBO fellow in the Biochemistry department of UCLA. He is the author/inventor of more than 40 publications and patent applications.

This speaker's sessions:

  • Tuesday, July 9
  • 3:15 PM - 3:30 PM