SyntheZyme is a privately held sustainable chemical company commercializing the technology developed in the laboratories of Professor Richard A. Gross.

Dr. Gross is a Constellation Chair of Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering in RPI’s Center for Interdisciplinary Science.

Located in Rensselaer, NY. SyntheZyme uses the understanding of biocatalysis to replace petrochemical based industrial chemicals with biobased and biodegradable alternatives. Focusing on chemicals for plastics, pesticides, cosmetics and personal care product ingredients. Nature’s chemistry shows the way and provides the tools that are used by SyntheZyme.