What many people would consider garbage might be gold to others. One of the significant players in the biotech/pharma industry in Esbjerg is Leo Pharma, a company that extracts a substance called heparin from pigs casings. The substance is used as an anticoagulant (blood thinner) used for surgeries and saving lives every day. The extraction is done from a state-of-the-art production facility in Esbjerg.
Other key players of the bioenergy and biotech/pharma industry in Esbjerg are:
Babcock Wilcox Vølund, Nature Energy, Triple Nine Pharma, Leo Pharma, ZPD, and Glycom