Novozymes in a nutshell
Novozymes is the world leader in bioinnovation, producing a wide range of industrial enzymes, microorganisms, and biopharmaceutical ingredients. We are a unique biotech company with a strong track record for delivering growth based on innovation. We operate a triple bottom line and are thus committed to continuously improving our financial, environmental, and social performance.
Below you can read about our two business areas. Read more about Novozymes’ strategy here or check out our long-term ambition. For a quick overview of the company, please see our investor fact sheet.
The development, production, and distribution of enzymes form the major part of our business, currently accounting for 91% of sales. Enzymes are readily biodegradable proteins found in all living organisms with the ability to catalyze biochemical reactions. Enzyme technologies can typically replace conventional chemicals, improving resource efficiency and generally reducing environmental impact. Read more about the sustainability benefits of biotechnology.