Tenant Profile: ingenza ltd

Ingenza Ltd is an industrial biotechnology company and has been based at our neighbouring Roslin BioCentre for over 10 years. The company relocated in July 2018, to occupy 11,000 sq ft of customised office and lab space on the top floor of Roslin Innovation Centre - this will double Ingenza’s current footprint, preparing the company for its next phase of growth.

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Ingenza Ltd, a spin-out from the University of Edinburgh founded in 2002, is led by a management team with over 25 years’ experience in applied bioscience and the development and commercialisation of biobased products.

The company has integrated teams of scientists, bringing together expertise across synthetic chemistry, informatics, molecular genetics, biochemistry and fermentation scale-up.

Ingenza apply synthetic biology to the manufacture of industrial products including enhanced biofuels, sustainable manufacturing of chemicals and the production of protein therapeutics. The company license their proprietary bioprocess technologies and tailor bioprocess services for clients.

"The development of our inABLE® technology, which helps to improve the speed and predictability of bioengineering processes, has opened up new commercial opportunities for us.  The customised, state-of the art facilities offered by Roslin Innovation Centre provide an ideal location us to expand our customer base to incorporate bio-based chemicals, agrochemicals and biopharma sectors."

Dr Ian Fotheringham, Managing Director, Ingenza Ltd

The rapidly growing UK bioeconomy is one of the strongest in the world, and Ingenza is an important part of this emerging sector. The increasing impact of Ingenza’s proprietary inABLE® technology – which improves speed and predictability in developing competitive bioprocesses – is generating new commercial opportunities for the company.

Moving to the world-class research facilities at the Roslin Innovation Centre will further underpin the company’s position as a global leader in industrial biotechnology and synthetic biology, by enabling the company to better integrate with ongoing cutting-edge animal and veterinary sciences and research at The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. It also opens up new job opportunities at Ingenza, with the company planning to expand its multidisciplinary team of biologists, chemists and fermentation scientists. 

Sarah Scott
Team Leader, Operations and Marketing
Ingenza Ltd

Roslin Innovation Centre
Charnock Bradley Building
Easter Bush Campus
Bush Farm Road
Midlothian, EH25 9RG 

T: +44 (0)131 651 9681
E: sarah.scott@ingenza.com