CEO: Christophe Schilling
No. of local employees: About 80
Investors: Various venture capital firms, corporations, undisclosed private investors
Headquarters: University Towne Center area
Year founded: 2000
Company description: Developer of bio-based process technologies for making chemicals from alternative feedstocks
San Diego What San Diego company shares the industrial process of the craft brewing sector, the genetic engineering know-how of the local University of California campus and the business model of a big local wireless company — all while offering a sustainable alternative to petrochemicals?
The answer is Genomatica...