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Calyxt Announces Agreement with Evologic Technologies to Scale Production of its Plant-based Ingredients

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The agreement supports the continued build-out of Calyxt’s plant-based synthetic biology capabilities. Evologic’s contract development and manufacturing services, based on its proprietary bioprocess platform and technology, support companies delivering unique and sustainable bioproducts. Under the terms of the agreement, Evologic will work alongside Calyxt to grow and scale Calyxt’s proprietary PCM™ technology. Specifically, Evologic will advance the manufacturing of PCM™-derived compounds and establish proof of concept for the subsequent scaling of multiple PCMs simultaneously for commercial production.

“This agreement is an important milestone in our speed-to-scale acceleration that will position us to address the growing interest in plant-based solutions across our target markets of cosmeceuticals, nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals,” said Michael A. Carr, President and Chief Executive Officer at Calyxt. “Evologic shares our commitment to scaled and economically feasible solutions that will enable the accelerated growth of sustainable ingredients that are often difficult to source and finite in nature. We look forward to working closely with their talented team to deliver engineering innovations that help our target customers bring sustainable products to market.”

“Since our founding, we have strongly supported the industry to turn science-based biological ingredients into economically feasible, industrial-scale products,” said Wieland Reichelt, CEO and co-founder of Evologic Technologies. “Manufacturing is clearly the key for high product quality at reasonable costs even so for challenging plant based sustainable products. Through this agreement with Calyxt, we are excited to engage in changing the status quo of manufacturing plant-based solutions.

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