Headquarters
Boston, MA
Company size
50+
Industry
Biotechnology
Since
2009

About Us

Headquartered in Boston, Ginkgo Bioworks uses the most advanced technology on the planet—biology—to grow better products. The company’s cell programming platform is enabling the growth of biotechnology across diverse markets, from food to fragrance to pharmaceuticals. Ginkgo is also actively supporting a number of COVID-19 response efforts, including community testing, epidemiological tracing, vaccine development and therapeutics discovery.

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📢 Calling all protein design enthusiasts! 🧬💻 Join us this summer for the annual competition to develop & apply computational methods for protein design. Winners will be determined by experiment! 🧪Register for our pilot event today: https://alignbio.org/the-tournament (More info👇)

[email protected]'s @TomKnightSynBio & @MicroByre's Sarah Richardson discuss what engineers need, what microbes want, and how to move the needle for synthetic biology.

[words by @thisischristina // illustrations by @SimonTHazelwood & Kiki Barchey-Robinson]

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New virus detection methods during the COVID pandemic led to an increase in viral surveillance. "While some...regard this as fearmongering, information like this could be the key to containing any future pandemics," writes @LindsayBbent in @ConversationUS https://theconversation.com/covid-bird-flu-mpox-a-virologist-on-why-were-seeing-so-many-viruses-emerge-200485

A truly radical bio-industrial revolution will see the line between pastoral farmlands, biological foundries, and industrial factories completely blurred.

[written by @thisischristina & @NatsaiAudrey]
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Biology doesn't respect borders – we need to take a global approach to biosecurity. Check out our #epidemictracker, an insightful tool for tracking emerging biological threats. https://www.epidemictracker.com/

Nice to see the leadership here ! 🇺🇸🇺🇸 https://twitter.com/meganjpalmer/status/1638568916376010753

I encourage you to read the whole report.

All together, it's clear that biotechnology offers our best chance to meet some of the most pressing challenges we face today -- and will have outsized geopolitical impact in the coming years. https://www.lawfareblog.com/programmable-biology-puts-biotech-geopolitical-agenda

Also, within the next 5 years, @NSF aims to sequence the genomes of one million microbial species and understand the function of at least 80% of the newly discovered genes.

This work will form the backbone for our bioeconomy, as described by Tara O'Toole. https://www.statnews.com/2023/02/22/needed-for-national-security-and-competitiveness-a-federal-biodata-infrastructure/

For example, in the next 5 years, @CommerceGov aspires to deploy synthetic biology to produce at least 25% of all active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for live-saving, small molecule drugs.

And, in the years that follow, to produce at least 30% of the U.S. chemical demand.

Today, the @WHOSTP has released "bold goals" to advance this vision, capturing input from Departments of Commerce, Agriculture, Health, and more.

https://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/news-updates/2023/03/22/fact-sheet-biden-harris-administration-announces-new-bold-goals-and-priorities-to-advance-american-biotechnology-and-biomanufacturing/

The policy outlines priorities to apply the latest in biotechnology towards solutions in health, climate change, energy, food security, agriculture, supply chain resilience, and national and economic security.
https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2022/09/12/executive-order-on-advancing-biotechnology-and-biomanufacturing-innovation-for-a-sustainable-safe-and-secure-american-bioeconomy/

Last September, leaders from national security, economy, science, and more gathered at the White House to launch a new policy to leverage synthetic biology for bio-manufacturing.

We've also got a Meet the Grove event at 1 PM EST today too. You don't want to miss it!!

https://discord.gg/grove-beta

Exciting day for the #bioeconomy! @WHOSTP releases new report on “Bold Goals for U.S. Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing”. Let’s (boldly!) work together to make #biotechnology awesome for all! 🧬❤️🌎🌍🌏🚀https://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/news-updates/2023/03/22/fact-sheet-biden-harris-administration-announces-new-bold-goals-and-priorities-to-advance-american-biotechnology-and-biomanufacturing/

Mentorship allows students to learn from the experiences of others and gain insights that they might not have otherwise.

Read what Michael has to say about the importance of mentorship for new iGEM teams.

Apply:
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FAQ

Where is Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc. headquarters?

Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc. headquarters is located at Boston, MA.

When was Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc. founded?

Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc. was founded in 2009.

How many employees does Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc. have?

Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc. has 50+ employees.

What is Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc.'s core business?

Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc. is Biotechnology company.

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