jFermi signs investment agreement with Hiventures to initiate the mass production of jFermi’s bioreactor. Shortly after this investment round jFermi will manufacture 50 lab scale bioreactors per year.
First bioreactor sold
First bioreactor sold to University of Debrecen.
First press coverage
Four Hungarian startups were selected as a “deep tech pioneer” at Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge, meaning that they get a chance to introduce themselves in front of investors, businesspeople, journalists, and the public at Hello Tomorrow Global Summit in Paris next year. https://bbj.hu/business/4-hungarian-startups-picked-for-hello-tomorrow-global-challenge_175405 https://www.origo.hu/gazdasag/20191210-nemzetkozi-sikert-ert-el-tobb-hazai-tudomanyostechnologiai-startup.html
Deep Tech Pioneers
jFermi has been named one of @hellotmrc’s Deep Tech Pioneers! Selected among more than 5,000 startups from 128 different countries that applied to the Global Challenge. Come and meet us at the Hello Tomorrow Global Summit in Paris on 12th-13th March 2020!
Testing in production environment / market validation
The collaboration has started! Two fermentation units were placed at the Department of Applied Biotechnology and Food Science Biorefinery Research Group (Budapest University of Technology and Economics’ Faculty of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology). The basis of collaboration from jFermi side is to support xylitol and enzyme producing fermentations to provide …
After a year of EU and investors funded development jFermi developed and produced 3 prototype benchtop bioreactors.
Our first capital investment came through CreativeAccelerator on July 1, 2018. From that point, all our energy has been focused on the development of the bioreactor. Even though there are modern sensors and signal processors on the market, in most cases we design our own circuits. Further, Fermi’s well-equipped workshop …
jFermi was founded on May 1, 2018 after nearly 2 years of product development include software and hardware side. At this time we had a basic prototype that we were working on in a modestly equipped workshop every night. Finally we got a chance to try this product in a …