Solazyme

Solazyme, Inc., an algal synthetic biology company, engages in the production of renewable oil.


Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Type: 
VC-Funded Company
Category: 
Biofuels

News and Stories:
Barbara Boxer Backs Green Jobs at Solazyme. September 8, 2010.
Solazyme Gets $52 Million More in Push Toward Production. August 9, 2010.

Solazyme, Inc., an algal synthetic biology company, engages in the production of renewable oil. It offers fuels, including microbial-derived jet fuels, bio-diesels, and renewable diesels.

The company also offers marine and microaquatic compounds for health and wellness products. Its products are used for biofuel production, replacements for fossil petroleum, and plant oils in various products ranging from green household cleaning supplies to cosmetics and foods.

The company serves renewable energy and industrial chemicals markets, as well as specialty ingredients markets in cosmetic, nutritional, and pharmaceutical products.

Solazyme is a VantagePoint cleantech portfolio company, and a Braemar Energy Ventures portfolio company.

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