Transforms plant sugars, such as sugarcane-based sucrose and corn-based dextrose, into renewable oils for use in food, fuel, skincare products, and chemicals for manufacturing. Its technique is to grow proprietary microalgae in fermentation tanks in a process it calls "indirect photosynthesis." Solazyme filed for a proposed IPO on March 11, 2011.
South San Francisco, California
Inc. 5000 Rankings
No. 2 (2011)
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