NapiFeryn BioTech closes a €2.5 Million Investment round to launch its canola/rapeseed protein from large oil pressing side streams

30th January 2023, Amsterdam: NapiFeryn BioTech Sp. z o.o. (“NapiFeryn”), creator of unique, patented technology for obtaining rapeseed protein from side-streams of oil pressing, has closed a € 2.5 million investment, led by Icos Capital and joined by a Polish family office. Founded in Poland in 2014, NapiFeryn developed and patented a unique process to obtain rapeseed proteins (Raptein®) from … Read More

Icos Exits Health Food Company, BioActor

Icos Capital, Brightlands Ventures and LIOF exit health food ingredient company BioActor, leader in the development and commercialisation of clinically proven natural active ingredients for leading food brands to French corporate Solabia Group The Netherlands, 12 January 2023 – Announcement of sale of its shares in BioActor to Solabia Founded in 2011, BioActor is an innovation leader in the development … Read More

CarbonOrO closes € 4.1 Million Series A Round to Grow Point Source Carbon Capture Technology

December 21, 2022: CarbonOrO Holding B.V. (CarbonOrO), a provider of low-cost carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and separation technology, has just closed a € 4.1 million equity investment led by Icos Capital, INPEX CORPORATION, Putifer (in total € 3.3 million) and the three founders (€ 0.8 million). CarbonOrO is delivering a solution to industrial CO2 emitters with technology that captures carbon … Read More

PEF Technologies receives an investment.

Nowadays, consumers more consciously opt for food that contributes to a healthy lifestyle. Milk naturally contains important nutrients, e.g. protein and calcium, and forms part of a healthy nutritional diet. The demand for protein-rich products is increasing, as is an interest in a different type of dairy product, consistent with new consumer lifestyles. Standard pasteurization techniques are not able to … Read More

Feeding 7 billion people: The role of fermentation in alternative proteins

It’s sometimes said that of all the people who have ever lived, that 50% of them are alive today. The science on this fact is questionable*, however, 7 billion people (and growing) are pushing the limits of our global food production. If we also consider the estimated 1 billion people worldwide who suffer from protein deficiency*, we realise the need … Read More

Carbon Tunnel Vision

Arguably the biggest and most complex challenge we’ve ever faced is staring us in the face. But what are we staring at? Climate change isn’t on the horizon, it’s here. We see it in our humid summers, raging bushfires and unprecedented storms. It’s disrupting our supply chains*, displacing societies* and decreasing crop yields*. We’re heading into a climate catastrophe, but … Read More