Nature Inspired.
Technology Driven.

We’re combining plant science with our proprietary technologies to reinvent what’s possible.

We are a plant-based technology company with our eyes fixed firmly on what’s next. We use proprietary technologies like TALEN® to work with world-class partners via seed sale arrangements, trait licensing and technology licensing to revolutionize the way the world uses plants to solve problems.

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Calyxt Successfully Transforms Hemp Genome

New hemp transformation technology unlocks capabilities to selectively breed and deliver improvements in hemp traits for key markets including protein, fiber, advanced materials and wellness.

Calyxt Featured on the BBC’s Food Chain Program

Listen to Philippe Dumont, one of Calyxt’s Independent Directors, discuss gene editing on the recent episode of BBC’s The Food Chain program titled “What’s the appetite for gene-edited food?”

Calyxt to Present at SIVB 2021: In Vitro Online

Hear from Calyxt Technology Development Manager, Alexandre da Silva Conceicao, Ph.D., during SIVB’s Bringing Innovative Ideas to Life track on June 9.

Our Technology Platform Makes It Possible

Calyxt is making possible what farmers and botanists have been doing for hundreds of years, choosing the best crops and breeding them to make stronger, more uniform, sustainable plants. We accelerate that process with groundbreaking technologies, like TALEN® gene-editing technology, to enhance the unique characteristics that naturally exist in each plant, allowing us to develop healthier and more sustainable products.

Bringing the Possibilities to Market

Under our business model, Calyxt partners with you to ideate and deliver crop innovation by leveraging our proprietary technology platform and your market footprint to bring new innovations to market. Here’s how.

Growing a More Sustainable World, One Innovation at a Time

At Calyxt, we believe in the power and possibilities of plants. Discover how our technology platform and innovation pipeline can enable you to achieve your  sustainability goals.

Our Values


We believe that the potential of what’s next is greater than what’s now


We believe that success includes an obligation to improve the world around us


Our curiosity drives us to discover what’s possible when we unlock the brilliance of nature


Our strength as a business comes from the diverse ideas, interests and backgrounds of our employees and the communities we proudly support

Our Demographics


Women Employees


Employees with PH.D’s


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Meet the Calyxt Leadership Team

Yves Ribeill, Ph.D.
Executive Chairman
Bill Koschak
Chief Financial Officer
Debra Frimerman
General Counsel
Travis Frey, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer
Sarah Reiter
Chief Business Officer