Berkeley Yeast

Brief Description

Berkeley Yeast is a startup founded by UC Berkeley scientists, with grant funding from NSF, NIH, and USDA, as well as from venture capital. Berkeley Yeast bioengineers yeast strains that improve fermentation for brewers, winemakers, and beyond. The company uses synthetic biology to develop yeast strains with a variety of benefits, ranging from unprecedented control over flavors, to protection against the increasing vulnerability of crops, to greater product shelf stability and increased production efficiency.

Formerly known as Berkeley Brewing Science, Inc.


Jay Keasling

Tech Category

  • SBIR/STTR Recipient
  • Research Tools
  • Agriculture

Join the IPIRA Mailing List




Accessibility | Nondiscrimination | Privacy