4Gene is advancing TUM research into exploiting plant-derived glucosides as flexible triggers for releasing flavouring and aromas.

4Gene, a Germany-based flavouring and fragrance supplier based on Technical University of Munich (TUM) research, has obtained a seven-digit euro (€1m = $1.1m) seed sum in a round backed by public-private partnership High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF).
Regional investment firms Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg and VC Fonds Baden-Württemberg both participated in the round together with Goldmann International.
Founded in 2017, 4Gene has devised a biotech manufacturing process for natural and synthetic flavourings and aromas for products including food, cosmetics and industrial…

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