The round was led by Sofinnova Partners and SOSV – existing investors in Protera's Series A financing in June 2020 – and new industrials partners ICL Group Ltd. and Grupo Bimbo. The final close of its Series A financing amounts to €8,5 million.
This financing will allow the start-up to advance its protein platform and support the commercialization of its product portfolio.
Protera is an AI-driven startup designing and developing new proteins to enable a wide range of natural and sustainable solutions.
Sofinnova Partners is a leading European venture capital firm in life sciences, specializing in healthcare and sustainability.
Grupo Bimbo is the largest and leading baking Company in the world and a relevant participant in snacks.
ICL Group Ltd. is a leading global specialty minerals and chemicals company that creates impactful solutions for humanity's sustainability challenges in global food, agriculture, and industrial markets.
The Goodwin team was led by Anne-Charlotte Rivière and included Aude Steinberg on corporate aspects.