Iogen Corporation


Iogen is a world leading biotechnology firm specializing in cellulose ethanol – a fully renewable, advanced biofuel that can be used in today’s cars. Iogen also develops, manufactures and markets enzymes used to modify and improve the processing of natural fibres within the textile, animal feed, and pulp and paper industries. Based in Ottawa, the company has built the world’s first and only demonstration scale cellulose ethanol facility using material such as wheat straw and the company’s patented enzymes to produce cellulose ethanol. The company manufactures enzymes in an adjacent facility. Iogen employs approximately 200 people.

Other Investors in Iogen:

Royal Dutch/Shell Group

Petro Canada

Goldman Sachs

General Motors