Since founded in 2018 by biotechnology entrepreneurs, Phytolon combines highly qualified R&D technologists with highly experienced board and partners, all aiming at utilizing scientific advancement to promote human health and environmental sustainability, by bringing biotechnology-based products to the market. Our top-quality team is also structured to exploit the full potential of the local and global societies by maintaining gender-based equality and minority representation.
Halim holds a PhD in Biotechnology, combining several years of experience in project management in the global biotech industry, with broad scientific and technological knowledge in life sciences.
Tal holds a PhD in Biotechnology and Food-Engineering. Tal is a specialist in fermentation and downstream processes, along with strong background in molecular biology and biochemistry.
Steve is one of the most impactful figures in the fermentation and the food industry, with impressive achievements upon managing and advising venture-backed, high-grown companies. Steve is the former CEO of Martek Biosciences, former senior advisor at DSM, and former Chairman at Enzymotec.
Chris is a Senior R&D, Innovation & Consumer Products executive with 35 years of extensive technical and program leadership experience in fast-moving consumer goods. This includes Food & Beverages and commercial branded products, technology development, ingredient innovation, and supplier relationship building. He had management responsibilities at Procter & Gamble, Givaudan and Bühler.
Prof. Aharoni is a pioneer in the global scientific community of plant metabolomics and plant genomics, and a leading and highly awarded scientist at the Weizmann Institute of Science. He has over 180 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters and over 20 patent applications.