JSC Ajinomoto-Genetika Research Institute
JSC Ajinomoto-Genetika Research Institute
We develop technologies for the production of a wide range of biomolecules
Comprehensive approach: from R&D to a manufacturing process
150+ our technologies were granted with Russian patents
100+ our technologies were granted with foreign patents
About the Company

JSC Ajinomoto-Genetika Research Institute (AGRI) is a
Russian company specialized in conducting applied research in biotechnology.
Since 1998, as a member of the Ajinomoto Group, we have been developing highly effective microbial strains that are able to produce amino acids, nucleosides and other biological substances. We assist in adapting the strains to the industrialization and their further improvement toward large-scale microbiological synthesis of target products.

For over 25 years of experience, implementing many different projects, we can offer effective solutions at any stage of the technological value chain: from designing microbiological synthesis of the target product to adapting the microbial strain to desired production conditions.
Our key technologies

Metabolic engineering
and selection of microorganisms
We construct safe highly productive strains for microbiological production of substances that are in demand in various areas of the industry and agriculture
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Design and biosynthesis
of recombinant proteins
We develop effective and scalable technologies for the production of recombinant proteins/enzymes using microbial expression systems
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of cultivation processes
We develop reliable and reproducible protocols for cultivating microorganisms so that to ensure maximum utilization of capability of the strains
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We develop technologies for producing a wide range of biomolecules that are used in the production of food products, feed additives, polymers, biofertilizers, biofuels, medicinal products and cosmetic ingredients
Our solutions
Food industry
Amino acidsFood additives, flavor, nutraceuticals (sport supplements, supportive nutrition)
Amino acid derivativesAroma agents
Nucleosides and nucleic acidsFood additives and flavors
Organic acidsFlavors
TerpenoidsFood additives and flavors
CarotenoidsColoring agents
PeptidesFood additives and flavors
ProteinsEnzymatic agents
Amino acidsCombined feed components
Nucleosides and nucleic acidsBiopesticides
Organic acidsBiofertilizers
CarotenoidsCombined feed components
ProteinsEnzymatic agents
Medicine and pharmaceutical industry
Amino acidsParenteral nutrition
Amino acid derivativesMedicinal drugs
Antibodies (fragments)Active pharmaceutical agents, antibodies and conjugates (antibody-drug conjugates, ADC)
Chemical and cosmetics industries
Amino acidsToothpastes, shampoos, beauty products
Amino acid derivativesBiopolymers
Organic acidsBiopolymers
Fatty acids, lipidsSurfactants, detergents, cosmetic ingredients
TerpenoidsPerfumes, Biopolymers
ProteinsEnzymatic agents
Our advantages
  • Diversity of microbial
    expression platforms
    We take advantage of the natural diversity of metabolisms of the microbial platforms that we use in order to offer the most effective solutions within the shortest possible time and with the highest probability of success.
  • Advanced
    In our work, we apply latest technologies known and also actively develop new techniques. Considerable part of our research is conducted in a special subdivision – the Technology Development Group.
  • Support
    of production
    We have experience in adapting our technologies to the production industry, which helps to reduce the cost of the technological process, as well as adapting the technologies to the special requirements of the product end-market.
  • Comprehensive
    We have a successful experience in solving tasks by applying the complex solutions ranging from the planning and conducting R&D to optimization of the culturing process of the target strain, including the obtaining of the intellectual property rights.
  • Intellectual
    property policy
    We provide competitive added value to our technologies through the management of intellectual property, in particular, by implementing the policy for early identification of patentable technologies and obtaining patent rights.
Joint Stock Company «Ajinomoto-Genetika Research Institute»

Our address:
1-1, 1st Dorozhny proezd, Moscow, 117545, Russia

For communicating:
+7 (495) 780 32 66 Tel.
+7 (495) 315 06 40 Fax

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