About us

Ingenza is an engineering biology company with an extensive and unique range of proprietary enabling technologies in microbial strain and mammalian cell-line engineering, protein production, fermentation and bioprocess development. Our staff span the disciplines of molecular genetics, biochemistry, fermentation and process/analytical chemistries in state-of-the-art facilities in Edinburgh, UK.

Our bacterial, yeast and mammalian cell platforms underpin competitive bioprocesses implemented worldwide by our customers and partners to manufacture (bio)pharmaceuticals, enzymes, chemicals, consumer products and sustainable fuels.

Working with Ingenza

Step 1
Project definition
  • Onboarding questionnaire
  • Definition of goals and requirements
  • Bespoke project proposal
1 - 2 weeks
Step 2
  • Up to 3 hosts selected based on Ingenza’s experience
  • Up to 100 strains evaluated
  • Custom assay/detection method
  • Identification of the most suitable host and genetic elements
  • Research material and cell banks for customer validation
3 - 4 months
Step 3
  • Optimisation of target, strain and/or process performance
  • Upstream/downstream process development
  • Full traceability in all steps of the process
  • Comprehensive technology transfer
  • Quality-controlled Research Master Cell Banks
  • Fulfilment of defined goals and requirements
6 - 12 months

*Tailored for exclusive customer experience

“Ingenza has an excellent and highly collaborative approach. We feel this cooperation has been more productive than the kind of relationship we could have realised with other companies, who might have attempted this work as a service contract.”

— Professor Mat Upton, CTO, Amprologix Ltd

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