Ginkgo Bioworks

Ginkgo designs custom microbes for customers across multiple markets.

Ginkgo Bioworks designs, engineers, develops, tests, and licenses organisms. It discovers molecules in flavors, sweeteners, cosmetic ingredients, crop treatments, and pharmaceuticals.

Gingko Bioworks also provides probiotic bacteria to protect the body from dangerous infections, and it generates libraries of molecules. It serves cultured ingredients, carbon mitigation, probiotics, and natural product discovery markets.

Tom Knight, Reshama Shetty, Jason Kelly, Barry Canton, and Austin Che founded Ginkgo Bioworks in 2009. Its headquarters in Boston in Massachusetts.

Founders:  Austin Che, Barry Canton, Jason Kelly, Reshma Shetty, Tom Knight