Member - Afyren

Afyren offers a wide range of industries bio-based replacements for petroleum-based molecules.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founded 2012
Company Size 40
Member Type
Founders Jérémy Pessiot, Régis Nouaille, Nicolas Sordet
Headquarters 63100 Clermont-Ferrand, France
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AFYREN is a French greentech start-up in bioprocess and microbiology engineering for the valorization of non-food biomass and particularly agricultural by-products. Our goal is to produce at industrial scale a family of organic acids that are today mainly produced from a petrochemical process. Our products will help companies in the food, feed, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and other industries reduce their impact on the environment. LCA shows an 81% carbon footprint reduction compared with petroleum-based products.
Headquarters 63100 Clermont-Ferrand, France

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
Clean water and sanitation
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Affordable and clean energy
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Industry, innovation and infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable cities and communities
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SDG 12
Responsible consumption and production
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Efficient Solutions

Labelled Solutions from Afyren

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