Transforming Food Systems,
One Microbe at a Time

About Us

ScaleUp Bio is the first in Singapore, and one of the first in Asia, to offer end-to-end contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) services in microbial fermentation from lab to pilot scale. It supports food tech companies in process optimization and scale-up, and plugs them into a strong ecosystem of partners from research to market launch.

ScaleUp Bio is your leading choice of partner in your journey to create new food and ingredients through fermentation.

Established in 2022, powered by

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formerly Asia Sustainable Foods Platform

Our Value Promise

With proven commercial stakeholders as part of ScaleUp Bio’s operations, you can be assured that your project will be handled by highly qualified professionals experienced in end-to-end fermentation and downstream processing, to meet the stringent requirements for food applications.

ScaleUp Bio recognizes the importance of being market ready and therefore takes a commercial-centric approach, rather than an academic lab approach.

This also means that throughout the entire process, our role is that of a service provider and trusted advisor, and the IP will continue to belong to you.

ScaleUp Bio boasts a network of leading entities that you will be able to access to meet your needs at different stages of your journey.

These include Research & Development with A*STAR (Agency for Science Technology and Research); Innovation & Interaction with the Food Tech Community in the Food Tech Innovation Centre; and Market Access with and Nurasa (formerly Asia Sustainable Foods Platform).

ScaleUp Bio delivers quality CDMO solutions, and is unique in its exposure to investors active in the food tech space.

It is backed by ADM, a global leader in nutrition and agricultural origination and processing and Nurasa (formerly Asia Sustainable Foods Platform), a company wholly owned by Temasek, with a mission to accelerate the commercialization of sustainable foods in Asia.

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Our Process

Technology Transfer
Process Development
Fermentation Scale-up
Downstream Process Optimization

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With our facilities and technical know-how, ScaleUp Bio is well-positioned to support and help alternative protein companies advance their fermentation innovations.

- Francisco Codoner, CEO, ScaleUp Bio

By bringing ADM's global capabilities and industry-leading fermentation expertise to existing and aspiring food-tech companies, we're proud to continue paving the way to a more sustainable food system to meet the world's increasing demand for nutritious food products.

- Joe Taets, SVP and President Asia Pacific, ADM

ScaleUp Bio is turning ASF's vision to reality by enabling precision fermentation companies to accelerate commercialisation in Asia. The company reduces wait-times for pilot-scale manufacturing and offers customers deep product & process development capabilities.

- Mathys Boeren, CEO, Asia Sustainable Foods

A*STAR's R&D capabilities in precision fermentation and downstream processing will lend support to start-ups and shorten their time to market through our joint lab with ScaleUp Bio at the Food Tech Innovation Centre.

- Dr Hazel Khoo, Executive Director, Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation, A*STAR

Get In Touch

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ScaleUp Bio-A*STAR Lab
Food Tech Innovation Centre (FTIC)
30 Biopolis Street, #B1-10e Matrix,
Singapore 138671
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