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OUR COMPANY

Founded in 2012, AFYREN is a green chemistry company that offers the industry biobased, low-carbon products thanks to its unique fermentation technology based on a completely circular model to replace the petro-sourced ingredients usually used in the formulations of many products.

OUR COMPANY

At a time when many of our everyday products are still too heavily dependent on petroleum based molecules AFYREN is offering to a wide panel of industries biosourced replacements, thanks to an environmentally friendly technology that uses natural microorganisms.

Founded in 2012, AFYREN collected more than €70 million funding in 2019, which allows the company to grow from a pilot stage to industrial-scale production.

In 2021, the Company completed its IPO on the Euronext Growth® in Paris, raising nearly €70 million in additional capital, with the objective of accelerating its industrial development.

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÷ 5
Reduction in carbon footprint
+ 70 M€
In financing collected
+ 12
Years of R&D
150 %
Renewable carbon

MANAGEMENT TEAM

NICOLAS SORDET
CEO & FOUNDER
JEREMY PESSIOT
MD, CTO & FOUNDER
MAXIME CORDONNIER
CFO
JOACHIM MERZIGER
COO
CAROLINE PETIGNY
CSO
LÉA BASSEGODA
Chief people officer

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

STEFAN BORGAS
Chairman
NICOLAS SORDET
CEO & Founder AFYREN Board Member
CHRISTOPHE CALICE
Ecilac Capital Board Member
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PATRIZIA MARRAGHINI
Independant Board Member
MICHAËL KREL
Sofinnova Partners Board Member
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CAROLINE LEBEL
Bpifrance Board Member
WALID SFEIR
Valquest Board Member

AFYREN NEOXY

AFYREN NEOXY is the first manufacturing plant to implement AFYREN’s technology and expertise. Located at the CHEMESIS platform in Carling Saint-Avold, it produces a family of 7 organic acids.

AFYREN NEOXY is the result of a joint-venture between AFYREN and Bpifrance’s SPI Fund.

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Our success is built by a team that shares the same ambition and positive mindset. AFYREN’s corporate culture draws on three core values that have driven our progress and laid the foundation for future achievements: commitment, agility and humility.

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COMMITMENT
An unwavering commitment to a more sustainable world. We aim to prove that reconciling industry and the environment is possible. Our team is dedicated to working with stakeholders every day to reduce our impact on the climate and create sustainable value chains.
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AGILITY
A natural agility fuels our vitality. AFYREN’s agility is innate. In an ever-changing world, we remain poised to react to the needs of our clients — and society at large — as they arise. We stand ready to adapt our strategy and our methods.
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HUMILITY
Challenging ourselves with humility, in the service of our ambition. We address the vast challenges our planet and society face with humility, constantly renewing our resolve to create better solutions. We strive to do a little more every day to advance the cause of sustainability, bolstered by our determination and the contributions of our partners.

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