Patents

Here are reported the Patent/patent applications not sold/licensed yet (the invention has been described in the PLA Production Process page

Subject: PRODUCTION OF BIOPLASTICS

First Application (Italy), Inventors: D. Porro, P. Branduardi, S. Bertacchi and NM Berterame.

“Procedimento per la biosintesi cellulare di acido poli d-lattico e di acido poli l-lattico”.

102018000007846.

03/08/2018.

PCT

Inventors: D. Porro, P. Branduardi, S. Bertacchi and NM Berterame.“Process for cellular biosynthesis of poly-D lactic acid and poly-L-lactic acid”

WO2020/025694 A1

06/02/2020

Here are instead reported the Patent/Patents applications developed by the Galatea’s founders The main scientific activity aims to the understanding of the basic knowledge required to project industrial processes involving microorganisms. These studies include the genetic improvement of microbial strains of industrial interest, metabolic engineering, synthetic biotechnology, control and validation of fermentation processes in use in the pharmaceutical, chemical, food and environmental industry.
ALL these patents (date of the first national deposit, chronological order) have been ALREADY sold/licensed

Subject: Production of LACTIC ACID – 1st series

First application (Italy), Inventors: D. Porro, M. Bianchi, BM. Ranzi, L. Frontali and L. Alberghina. Ceppi di lieviti  per la produzione di Acido Lattico. IT MI97A002080, 12/09/1997.

Subject: production of proteins ZYGOSACCHAROMYCES BAILII – 1st series

First application (Italy), Inventors: L. Brambilla, BM. Ranzi, M. Vai, L. Alberghina L and D. Porro.  Produzione di Proteine Eterologhe da Zygosaccaromyces bailii. IT M199000065,  15/01/1999.

Subject: ASCORBIC ACID – 1st series

First application (USA), Inventors: M. Sauer and D. Porro. Ascorbic acid production from yeasts. US 09/630,983, 02/08/2000.

Subject: secretion of proteins ZYGOSACCHAROMYCES BAILII – 2nd series

First application (Germany), Inventors: P. Branduardi, M. Valli, L. Alberghina and D. Porro. Process for expression and secretion of proteins by the non-conventional yeast Zygosaccharomyces bailii”. German Patent Application, No. 102 52 245.6, 07/09/2002.

Subject: ASCORBIC ACID – 2nd series

First application (USA), Inventors: P. Branduardi, M. Sauer, D. Mattanovich and D. Porro. Letters Patent. Ascorbic acid production from D-glucose in yeast. EV 512294478 US, 13/04/2005.

Subject: Production of LACTIC ACID – 2nd series

First Application (USA), Inventors: M. Valli, M. Sauer, M. Mattanovich, D. Porro and P. Branduardi. Improved strains for the production of organic acids. EV 512294478, 27/09/2005.

Subject: ATPase

First Application (USA), Inventors: D. Porro. L. Dato and P. Branduardi. Methods for improving acid and low pH tolerance in yeast. EV 666502432 US, 06/06/2006.

Subject: SUGAR TRANSPORT HXT

First Application (Germany), Inventors: P. Branduardi, M. Sauer and D. Porro. Improved yeast strains for organic acid production. EP 08009693.6, 28/05/2008.

Subject: YEAST ROBUSTNESS

First Application (Italy), Inventors: P. Branduardi and D. Porro. Microbial organisms tolerant to biochemical stresses.
TO2012A000870, 05/10/2012.

Subject: BIOFUELS

First Application (Italy), Inventors: P. Branduardi and F. De Ferra. Procedimento di produzione di butanolo e isobutanolo attraverso glicina e suoi intermedi in lieviti. MI2013A000188, 11/02/2013.

Subject: ELASTOMERIC COMPOUNDS

First Application (Italy), Inventors: L. Castellani, L. Giannini, P. Branduardi and RF Di Lorenzo. Produzione di mescole elastomeriche comprendenti oli ad azione plastificante ottenuti a partire da cellule microbiche oleaginose. IT102020000006688, 31/03/2020.

Subject: ENGINEERING A NEW CELL FACTORY

First Application (Italy), Inventors: P. Branduardi and RF Di Lorenzo. Procedimento di ingegnerizzazione di un microorganismo oleaginoso. IT 102020000006715, 31/03/2020.