Metabolix, Inc. is an innovation-driven bioscience and engineering company founded in 1992. We focus on providing sustainable solutions to the plastics, chemicals, and energy industries.
Metabolix is developing and commercializing a family of high-performance PHA biopolymers targeted to the markets for film and bag applications, performance additives and functional biodegradation. Additionally, Metabolix’s biobased chemicals platform utilizes our proprietary “FAST” recovery process to enable the production of cost-effective, “drop-in” replacements for petroleum-based industrial chemicals. The Company is also developing a platform for co-producing plastics, chemicals and energy from crops.
Metabolix has established an intellectual property portfolio that features more than 600 issued and pending patents across three platforms: biopolymers, biobased chemicals and crops. The Company’s industry-leading intellectual property portfolio that, together with our advanced knowledge of industrial practice, is the foundation of our scientific, technological and manufacturing collaborations.