We are Planet B.io

The open innovation hub at the Biotech Campus Delft, empowering businesses to develop impactful biotech solutions at scale, and drive the transition towards a sustainable society.

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What others say about Planet B.io

"As a cofounder of Proeon, I cannot express enough gratitude for the invaluable support we've received from Planet B.io. Their unwavering commitment to fostering innovation in has been instrumental in propelling our company forward. They have been providing crucial support, access to the ecosystem, and offering expert guidance and networking opportunities, Planet B.io in Delft has been an indispensable partner on our journey. Their dedication to nurturing startups like ours has truly set them apart, and we look forward to continuing our collaboration to drive meaningful change in the field of sustainable food and protein innovation."

Kevin Parekh Co-founder Proeon

“Even as an off-site member of Planet B.io, we have benefitted tremendously from the community. The team has personally made many valuable connections within the Dutch Biotech ecosystem, opening doors to great partnerships. By bringing in foreign delegations, they have found effective ways to connect members to ecosystems all around the world.”

Kianti Figler CEO Upstream Foods

“As the CTO of Meatable, the inaugural renter at Planet B.io, I can't emphasize enough the significance of this hub to our growth trajectory. Planet B.io isn't just a workspace; it's an place for innovation, fostering safety, and driving collaboration. From the moment we moved in, we see the developing biotech ecosystem, providing us more than just a functional lab space. Planet B.io opened doors to invaluable networking events, potential collaborations, and an inspiring community of like-minded professionals. It truly is the nexus where expertise, resources, and passion converge, propelling startups like ours into the future of biotech.”

Daan Luining CTO Meatable

“Without Planet B.io, Nostics would not be where it is today. We are very grateful for the support we have received to help us through the first critical stages. The Planet B.io hub offers a great ecosystem of knowledge and shared facilities. The team helped us to set up our ML 2 lab, put the safety regulations and protocols in place, and perform regular safety checks.”

Vincent Laban CFO Nostics

“Moving our lab and offices to Planet B.io felt like coming home. They provided us with a functional lab space, logistically embedded in the site. More importantly, at Planet B.io we instantly became an integral part of a vibrant biotech business ecosystem, some of them became clients. Planet B.io provides exposure through their networking events, making connections between companies that may add value to each other’s businesses. Potential clients were brought to us in our lab, or we met them at the coffee machine. It is inspiring to work alongside people dedicated to the much needed transitions in food and chemicals.”

René Nanninga former CEO XPure

“Planet B.io has been the best place to develop our biorefining process and our first product. The hub offers a great ecosystem of knowledge, and the Planet B.io team helped us personally to get the necessary resources to grow and scale up our operations, from funding opportunities to access to high-value industry expertise. Planet B.io makes the difference between renting a workspace or being helped in all areas to grow your business. The community feels like one big family where everyone supports each other.”

Cristina Prat Taranilla Co-founder FUL Foods

Planet B.io's principal partners: a triple helix non-profit

Planet B.io embraces the powerful triple-helix innovation model, firmly believing in the synergistic collaboration between industry, government, and academia. We facilitate meaningful connections with key stakeholders in the biotech community. By harnessing the collective expertise and resources of these three pillars, we enhance the likelihood that your biotechnological innovation can effectively translate into real-world impact.

Latest news

Read about Planet B.io and our residents, members & collaborators.


2024 dsm-firmenich Kickstart Prize

On the 12th of April, ExCulture won the dsm-firmenich Kickstart Prize, worth €50,000. The prize will help them to further develop their concept of mixed culture production of heparin. The Kickstart Prize is part of a larger grant provided by dsm-firmenich, that aims to support the collaboration between the TU Delft and dsm-firmenich, with a particular goal to support the growth of the innovation ecosystem at the Biotech Campus Delft. Planet B.io, the organisation that manages this ecosystem, is responsible for the identification of value-adding initiatives that can make the best use of the grant.


Interview | Bram Kerssemakers - Programme Manager Protein Port

Bram Kerssemakers recently joined the Planet B.io team as Programme Manager Protein Port. He will take responsibility on all activities within Protein Port, a network of companies, institutes and educational institutions aimed at strengthening and accelerating the protein transition. We had a talk with Bram about his career and experience.


Plant One new owner of Bioprocess Pilot Facility at Biotech Campus Delft

Plant One, an established pilot plant company specialized in sustainable production processes, will be the new owner of the Bioprocess Pilot Facility at Biotech Campus Delft. Plant One will further develop the current bioprocess facility into a full-service pilot plant for companies active in biobased and/or biotechnology processes, from SME's to multinationals. The deal was signed at the Biotech Campus Delft earlier today.

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