Enza Biotech uses an approach which has been developed by nature for millions of years, to create novel chemical structures, entirely based on natural raw materials.


Oligomeric alkylglycosides have longer hydrophilic headgroups and are both less irritating and have improved functionalities


The OLMAG surfactants will have an impact on both the cosmetics and personal care sector striving to become more green and sustainable and on the pharmaceutical industry, looking for alternatives to polysorbate.


The cross-disciplinary team behind Enza Biotech combines scientific excellence with industrial experience to bring to you the next generation of biobased surfactants.

About Us

Being a small but highly innovative company, operating in the borderland between science and business, Enza Biotech sets out to become a key player in the transition from a fossil-dependent to a biobased society.

By combining insights in industrial challenges with a molecular understanding and knowledge in biotechnology-based production methods, novel and innovative molecules can be designed and produced with benefits that meet the needs in the market. Enza Biotech takes responsibility for our future and contributes to the development of sustainable and “green”products made from biobased raw materials.

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The Swedish Research Council Formas

Two of Enza Biotech’s co-founders, Prof. Stefan Ulvenlund and Prof. Patrick Adlercreutz have together with Prof. Tommy Nylander at Physical ...
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Presence at Sustainable Cleaning and Cosmetics summit in Paris

Enza Biotech’s co-founder Stefan Ulvenlund gave a much appreciated speach in the session “Green and sustainable surfactants” at Sustainable Cleaning ...
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Presence at the Sustainable Cosmetics summit in New York

Enza Biotech’s co-founder Stefan Ulvenlund participated at the Sustainable Cosmetics summit in New York from 12-14 May, 2015, and met ...
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Oligomeric alkyl glycosides, OLMAG surfactants, are Enza Biotech’s first line of green molecules with both functional and toxicological advantages. They will give formulators a new and beneficial alternative to existing nonionic surfactants.

Enza Biotech was founded in 2012 and is a privately owned Biotech-company. The company is situated at Chemical Center in Lund, in Southern Sweden, with close links to the scientific environment at Lund University.