A new beginning to better our world with biology

Novozymes and Chr. Hansen have joined forces to create Novonesis, a leading biosolutions partner. Working closely with our customers, we’re transforming the way the world produces, consumes and lives.

The combination of Novozymes and Chr. Hansen is now successfully completed

Novonesis is a world-leading biosolutions partner for better business, healthier lives, and a healthier planet.

The era of biosolutions

It's time to overcome some of our greatest challenges with solutions rooted in biology. It’s time for the era of biosolutions.

Legacy Novozymes delivers solid last full-year results

Legacy Novozymes is delivering solid growth and earnings in a year characterized by changing market demands, with 6% organic sales growth in Q4 and 5% in 2023. This marks the last financial reporting from legacy Novozymes, and the new company, Novonesis, is already a reality.

Novonesis HQ in Lyngby, Denmark

Global challenges are queuing up. One key solution might be smaller than you think - microscopic even.  

Nevertheless, it holds the answer to solving multiple challenges at the same time. And there is so much left to discover. 

 

Ready-to-go innovations

Find answers to perfect textures in plant-based meat

Consumers want more plant-based meat, but they wont compromise on their experience. With Vertera® ProBite, they dont have to.

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Discover a perfectly balanced bite

From the inventors of freshkeeping enzymes, comes yet another groundbreaking solution to revolutionize how you bake today. Introducing Novamyl® BestBite, a one-of-a-kind biosolution that raises the bar for texture in bread.

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Making carbon capture cleaner and smarter

Together with our partner Saipem, we use biosolutions to make carbon capture more affordable, sustainable and convenient

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Turning cleaning inside out

Body grime is a mix of sweat and dead skin cells that builds up inside clothes, so they smell bad even after washing. The result? You need to buy new clothes, which is bad for the planet. Get clean clothes and a clean conscience with Pristine®.

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Reaping the benefits
of microbes

Plants can’t thrive – or even survive – without soil microbes. BioniQ® is packed full of bacteria and fungi that help crops access nutrients. It boosts yield potential and could even reduce chemical fertilizer usage.

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Limiting buildup of lead in children

With our biosolution SmartGuard™ we help limit daily lead build-up to safeguard childrens’ healthy development

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Why we should work together

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Real-world problems solved...

Working closely with customers across more than 30 industries, we gain expert insights into real-world problems. With a co-creation mindset, we’re constantly translating those insights into relevant biosolutions. These solve problems across 140 countries and are often adapted to local conditions based on your local needs.

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...with our unparalleled biotech toolbox...

Our thousands of experts draw on the enzymes, fermented proteins and microorganisms in our toolbox. In their search for insights-based biosolutions, they harness cutting-edge technologies such as gene-reading and handling, strain constructions and high-throughput screening.

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...and ability to produce and deliver at scale

The journey from your needs to our lab to global scale is a fast and efficient one, thanks to our unique fermentation, production and supply-chain capabilities. These span the globe, helping to ensure that we always deliver high-quality products to you at cost-effective, commercial scale.

Latest articles

Novonesis HQ in Lyngby, Denmark
01.02.24 | 8 minute read

Legacy Novozymes delivers solid last full-year results

Legacy Novozymes is delivering solid growth and earnings in a year characterized by changing market demands, with 6% organic sales growth in Q4 and 5% organic sales growth in 2023. This marks the last financial reporting from legacy Novozymes, and the new company, Novonesis, is already a reality.
Novonesis office
29.01.24 | 6 minute read

The combination of Novozymes and Chr. Hansen is now successfully completed, creating Novonesis – a leading global biosolutions partner

Today, the proposed combination of the legacy companies Novozymes and Chr. Hansen is successfully completed, establishing the company Novonesis. Novonesis is a world-leading biosolutions partner for better business, healthier lives, and a healthier planet. The combined company brings together 10,000 people worldwide and an expertise that spans more than 30 different industries. Novonesis is already assisting companies around the world in meeting both business needs and the needs of the planet.
Novonesis
13.12.23 | 8 minute read

Novozymes and Chr. Hansen announce name of future combined company; Novonesis

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY (IN WHOLE OR IN PART), IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE SUCH ACTION WOULD BE UNLAWFUL. Novozymes and Chr. Hansen have announced that the name of the future combined company will be ‘Novonesis’. Novonesis means ‘A new beginning’ and derives from the Greek word ‘genesis’. The name reflects a new era of biosolutions where innovation in biological sciences and technology will offer solutions to solve some of the biggest challenges facing humanity.