LS9

LS9, Inc. is a privately-held industrial biotechnology company developing patent-pending UltraClean™ fuels and sustainable chemicals made with the power of synthetic biology.

Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Type: 
VC-Funded Company
Category: 
Biofuels
Website: 
http://www.ls9.com

LS9, Inc., the Renewable Petroleum Company™, is a privately-held industrial biotechnology company based in South San Francisco, California developing patent-pending UltraClean™ fuels and sustainable chemicals made with the power of synthetic biology.

LS9 is the market leader in the production of renewable fuels, and is rapidly commercializing and scaling up production capabilities to meet market demands. LS9's pilot facility produces UltraClean™ fuels that we customize to closely resemble petroleum fuels and engineered to be renewable, low-carbon and cost competitive with crude oil.

LS9 sustainable chemicals are engineered to be environmentally friendly and cost competitive. Procter and Gamble, one of the world's largest consumer products companies, has partnered with LS9 to jointly develop and commercialize LS9 technology for use in the production of key consumer chemicals.

LS9 has the financial backing of venture capital firms Flagship Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. The company's scientific advisory board (SAB) includes leaders in the fields of synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, microbiology, enzymology, genomics, bioinformatics, and chemical engineering.

LS9 is one of the GoingGreen 2009 top 100 private companies.

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