Talks at the Square: Pheromone startup X BioInnovation Institute
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In 2018, Dr. Irina Borodina founded BioPhero as a biotechnology spin-out from the Technical University of Denmark with the aim of commercializing a novel yeast fermentation technology for the production of safe insecticide replacements. But how did she together with a team of brilliant scientists turn the wonders of sex pheromones into a company that could positively benefit planetary and human health? Irina will take us through every step on the journey with BioPhero when she visits BII to give a Talk at the Square on the 13th of June.


A BioInnovation Institute “Talks At the Square” event featuring Dr. Irina Borodina talking about turning sex pheromones into big business. This event is free of charge. Learn more and sign up here…


Irina Borodina is a Professor in Yeast Metabolic Engineering at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Her research focuses on advancing the methodologies for metabolic engineering of yeast cell factories for the sustainable production of bulk and high-value chemicals.


Monday June 13th, 15.30, 2022


BioInnovation Institute, Ole Maaløes Vej 3, 3. floor, 2200 København


Anyone interested in building businesses based on scientific insight.