Ingenza celebrates 20 years of innovation

Published: 20 April 2023

Ingenza, a pioneer in engineering biology, celebrates its 20 year anniversary with an event for esteemed colleagues and guests, including many of the company's international customers and those who have helped the company grow over the past 20 years.

The celebration on 20th April also provided an opportunity to reflect on the many achievements of the last two decades and share the company’s exciting plans for the future.

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Formal networking in the company's open plan office space at Roslin Innovation Centre was followed by a presentation from Ian Fotheringham, Ingenza founder and CEO, on the evolution of the company and its journey to success, hosted in the Roslin Institute auditorium.

For the past 20 years, Ingenza has engineered and optimised biological systems to prepare high value industrial products and therapeutic proteins for a range of applications, from biofuels and sustainable plastic manufacturing to developing novel antibiotic candidates and next-generation coronavirus vaccines.

The company’s success has been accelerated by its impressive portfolio of long-standing business partners and extensive network of biotechnology collaborations, addressing challenges in human health and the environment.

“It will be an honour to celebrate 20 years of Ingenza, and reflect on how the business has evolved over that time. I have personally seen the company establish phenomenal capabilities during the past two decades, and develop into the industry leader that it is today. As a company, we have worked on a diverse collection of projects, collaborated with countless academic and industry partners, and created products that we can be immensely proud of. At the heart of this is the Ingenza team, who offer unbridled talent, passion and dedication, and are consistently driving the company to exceed our customers’ targets.”

Ian Fotheringham MBE, founder and CEO, Ingenza 

“2023 is set to be an exciting year for our company, and this anniversary gives us the opportunity to reflect on the extraordinary journey that has led to our success.”

“During the last two decades, the demand for biological systems has increased vastly and expanded to more diverse applications, including sustainably manufacturing many, industrial products and complex biopharmaceuticals. Through it all, Ingenza has continuously adapted to meet these demands, pioneering ground-breaking applied bioscience innovations in collaboration with renowned partners. I look forward to seeing how the industry continues to grow as Ingenza solidifies its position as a leader in this field.”

Jaymin Amin, Chief Business Officer, Ingenza 

The presentation was followed by a short drinks reception then  a private tour of the nearby historic Rosslyn Chapel and dinner at The Original Rosslyn, a traditional family-run inn in the village of Roslin.

For further information, please contact:

Sarah Scott,
Head of Operations,
Ingenza Ltd,
Roslin Innovation Centre,
Charnock Bradley Building,
Easter Bush Campus,
Bush Farm Road
Roslin, EH25 9RG

t: +44 (0)131 651 9681


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