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    Ÿnsect owns Ÿnstitute, the world’s leading insect private R&D center dedicated to driving innovative new technologies, products, applications, and know-how. Our immediate objectives include:

    • increasing sustainability and productivity of our Molitor farming process
    • developing sustainable new insect products to address growing world demand for premium animal nutrition

    The fledgling insect industry has vast, unexplored potential. Ÿnstitute R&D center mission is to revolutionize the use of insects for animal nutrition at industrial scale. We aspire to extend our current focus from fish and pet feed to other animals such as pigs and poultry. Our long-term vision is to deliver a sustainable, global source of premium nutrition for all.

    Chitin, an insect by-product, extends our research work beyond animal feed. It has exciting potential in a large variety of fields such as water treatment, food supplements, and green chemistry.

    Ÿnsect R&D teams develop cutting-edge capabilities to extend our product line with new insect species and applications. We collaborate with the Zelcor project, for example, using insects to convert certain types of lignocellulose side streams into new premium products.