Bluepha, founded by scientists from Tsinghua and Peking University in 2016,
is a China based cutting-edge biotech company engaged in chemical and material innovation.
The company specializes in combination of genetic engineering, fermentation engineering, material science and data science to industrialize bio-based chemicals and materials for usage in multiple industries.
Bluepha™️, our brand of PHA material is a marine degradable bio-polymer that serves as an innovative solution for businesses aiming to reduce dependency on conventional plastics.
Clear market demand
Currently, a series of domestic and international restrictions are imposed on conventional plastics. The global markets have an apparent and urgent need to find alternative solutions to conventional plastics that do not have negative impact on the environment.
Accelerate production capacity frameworks and maintain sufficient supply
Bluepha is stepping up the pace of supplying PHA, a new biodegradable material that can replace traditional plastics. We have set up the first phase of our factory in Yancheng City, Jiangsu, with an annual capacity of 5,000 tonnes. In the next 5 years, Bluepha will continue to expand its PHA production capacity by 75,000 tonnes annually.
Continue leading the innovation and breakthroughs of PHA materials
Bluepha's research capabilities include chassis development, PHA raw material production to various application developments. · Gathered talented scientists and engineers with strong scientific creativity and sophisticated technological know-how · Integrated material science, synthetic biotechnology, enzyme engineering fermentation engineering with data science for solution delivery · Fundamentally change the production mode and composition of material production, and keep providing clients innovative solutions for a better life
As a company that is growing very rapidly, here are Bluepha's major milestones:
Bluepha™️ series products passed the European Union food contact material test and can be used for all types of food packaging materials in all regions of the European Union
Strategic cooperation with Helian Polymers of the Netherlands to provide end users with biomaterial solutions suitable for degradation in the marine environment
Built a super factory with an annual output of 25,000 tonnes Bluepha™️ in Binhai County Coastal Industrial Park
Completed the B3 round of financing (Yuansheng Capital, Mixed Reform Fund, Zhongping Capital, Huanghai Financial Holdings, and other shareholders)
Established a strategic partnership with Thailand Taihua Group to jointly develop the synergistic application of PHA and cassava-based materials
Secured series B2 of financing from major investors such as Tencent, Country Garden Ventures, and other shareholders
Undertook the national key R&D program "synthetic biology" special project (2020YFA0906900)
Completed its seed funding stage (Lihe Venture Capital, Fengrui Capital)
Recognized as a National High-Tech Enterprise
Bluepha was established at Tsinghua University in October 2016
Dr. Haoqian ZHANG
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder & President
Dr. Haoqian Zhang, co-founder and CEO of Bluepha Co., Ltd., graduated from Peking University with a bachelor's degree in Biology and a Ph.D. in Integrated Life Sciences (Physics). He has published more than 20 research papers in influential and prestigious academic journals and is several times grand prize winner and 1st runner-up in the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (iGEM).
Dr. Teng LI
General Manager of Operations
Mr. Wang has more than 30 years of practical experience in the biofermentation industry, handling projects worth billions of dollars. Mr. Wang is familiar with each module of Lean Manufacturing 5S, PDCA, TPM, etc. The factories under his management have improved significantly in both on-site management and product quality. He was certified as a JI and JM trainer by the Japan Industrial Training Association.
Dr. Teng Li, co-founder and president of Bluepha Co., Ltd., graduated from Tsinghua University with a bachelor’s degree in Life Science and Ph.D. in Biomaterial and Synthetic Biology. He was the captain of the Tsinghua University team that won the Gold Medal in iGEM. Dr. Li has been shortlisted for MIT Technology Review's 2018 "Innovators under 35 China", Fortune’s "40 under 40" List (2019), etc.
Bluepha is honoured to be affiliated with notable organisations below:
As for the future, Bluepha will continue to expand and thrive for excellence in every aspect of our operations.
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