Zymergen is an industrial biotechnology company that engineers microbes to produce high-value commercial molecules. The company employs many custom software systems and algorithms that allow their scientists to push the boundaries of strain engineering.
Number of employees: 501 – 1000
Industry: Industrial Biotech, Synthetic Biology, Materials
Location: Emeryville, CA, USA
Difficulty finding data across multiple systems
With many siloed pieces of custom software, it was difficult for scientists to enter and extract data.
Challenging to share data & collaborate across different teams
Scientists in the strain optimization and fermentation & production teams couldn’t share complete experimental context.
Rigid software unable to scale with growing R&D
Zymergen’s disparate systems couldn’t scale with their rapidly growing company.