Phytowelt GreenTechnologies GmbH is a young, innovative company offering contract research and production in plant and industrial biotechnology worldwide. Our tissue culture and genetic engineering know-how assists our clients for the optimization of plants as well as utilization of secondary metabolites and enzymes for industrial use. Phytowelt routinely applies key technologies such as in vitro cultivation of plants, cell fusion, transformation technologies as well as plant analysis and molecular marker assisted breeding. Our approach to link plant and industrial biotechnology is maximizing the synergy from our platform technologies phytodiversity and phytomining to support the aroma and pharmaceutical industry and other users of secondary metabolites and enzymes of plants. Phytowelt GreenTechnologies was created in January 2006 as a merger of Phytowelt GmbH and GreenTec GmbH (created in 1997), a spin-off company from the Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne.