Why Willow

Nature's benefits, for everyone

We believe in challenging conventional methods to bring the benefits of nature to everyone. Your customers and your industry demand the safest ingredients available. Few can deliver. We can. Our leading biotechnology platform allows us to deliver consistent, economical, sustainable ingredients at a global scale.

Groundbreaking science, inspired by nature

A pioneering team with innovation in our DNA

Unrivalled experience & global capacity

01 Plant Biotech
Nature’s instructions for producing plant-derived molecules are encoded in the plant’s genome. We follow nature’s lead by identifying the genes responsible for their production.
02 Biosynthesis
We transfer that genetic information into yeast, transforming the yeast host into an extraordinary miniature factory. The process is economical and meticulously monitored to ensure quality.
03 Yeast Fermentation
Combining low-cost inputs with our optimized yeast strains in a fermentation vessel results in an ideal manufacturing platform. Unlike plant-based production which can take months, our process takes just days.
04 Purification
Our production technology produces target molecules that are identical to those produced in plants, but free of the pesticides, waxes, and heavy metals often found in plant feedstocks.
Our Platform

Higher purity, lower cost

Using the instructions contained in the genes of plants, we can produce the same compounds at higher purity, speed, consistency, and cost-effectiveness, but smaller environmental impact than traditional agriculture practices.

Our innovative research platform reinvents the production of molecules for global pharmaceutical, health and wellness, and consumer packaged goods industries.

About Us

Innovation in our DNA

Not everyone can do what we do. We are an elite team of scientists and business leaders pioneering how synthetic biology can bring the best of nature’s ingredients to market.

Our team

Management Team

Dr. Peter Seufer-Wasserthal

CEO and President

Dr. Seufer-Wasserthal has more than 25 years’ experience in the biotechnology industry. He was previously Chief Commercial Officer at Sestina Bio, LLC and Chief…

Travis Doupe

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Doupe has over 18 years' experience in financial leadership roles, principally in the international oil and gas industry, during which time he provided…

Dr. Chris Savile

Chief Operations Officer

Dr. Savile has 17 years’ experience in science, commercial, and operations roles in biotech. He is a highly experienced scientist and operations expert focused…

Dr. Trish Choudhary

Vice President, Research & Development

Dr. Choudhary has over 15 years’ experience in R&D and technical operations driving rapid optimization of biological systems for industrial biotech and food applications.…
Board of Directors

Dr. Peter Seufer-Wasserthal

CEO and President

Dr. Seufer-Wasserthal has more than 25 years’ experience in the biotechnology industry. He was previously Chief Commercial Officer at Sestina Bio, LLC and Chief…

Barbara Munroe

Lead Independent Director

More than 25 years of experience as a lawyer and executive in diverse industries. Current Chair of the Board of Crescent Point Energy Corp.…

Al Foreman

Independent Director

Mr. Foreman has over 20 years of professional experience in private equity, corporate finance, and financial technology. Mr. Foreman is currently a Partner and…

Sadiq H. Lalani

Independent Director

Mr. Lalani has been Chief Financial Officer of Kelt Exploration Ltd. since October 2012 and Vice President since October 2017. Before that, Mr. Lalani…

Donald Archibald

Independent Director

Mr. Archibald is an independent businessman and the Executive Chairman of Cequence Energy Ltd. and a director of Spartan Delta Corp. Mr. Archibald was…

Dr. Fotis Kalantzis

Independent Director

Dr. Kalantzis has been co-founder of several public companies in his 25 years’ experience and is currently the President and CEO of Spartan Delta…

Trevor Peters

Director

Mr. Peters is an experienced executive having co-founded four start-up companies in the past 15 years. Mr. Peters has raised over $1.0 billion in…

Strategically located R&D facility

Our research lab employs over thirty science and technical staff in close proximity to allied university research and biotechnology hubs.

Please direct inquiries to our head office in Calgary, AB

Phone: +1 403-910-5140
Email: info@willowbio.com

Willow Biosciences Inc.
Suite 202 – 1201 5th Street SW Calgary, AB Canada T2R 0Y6

Careers

We are game-changers and rule breakers. We shake things up, we discover, we create, we push boundaries and we deliver, always.

Investors

Invest in Willow

Willow Biosciences is a biotechnology company focused on revolutionizing industrial manufacturing of high value molecules that have traditionally been derived from plants.

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Press releases

17/01/2023

WILLOW ANNOUNCES FOLLOW-ON ENGAGEMENT FOR NEXT PHASE OF PARTNERED PHARMACEUTICAL PROJECT

Represents early progress against targeted milestones anticipated for 2023 to expand company growth Calgary,...
14/12/2022

WILLOW PROVIDES CORPORATE UPDATES, BUSINESS OUTLOOK AND KEY TARGETED MILESTONES ANTICIPATED FOR 2023 TO EXPAND GROWTH

Calgary, Alberta and Mountain View, California – December 14, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc.("Willow"...

News

Latest news, media & events

17/01/2023

WILLOW ANNOUNCES FOLLOW-ON ENGAGEMENT FOR NEXT PHASE OF PARTNERED PHARMACEUTICAL PROJECT

Represents early progress against targeted milestones anticipated for 2023 to expand company growth Calgary,...
14/12/2022

WILLOW PROVIDES CORPORATE UPDATES, BUSINESS OUTLOOK AND KEY TARGETED MILESTONES ANTICIPATED FOR 2023 TO EXPAND GROWTH

Calgary, Alberta and Mountain View, California – December 14, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc.("Willow"...
07/12/2022

WILLOW FURTHER OPTIMIZES ITS BUSINESS TO FOCUS ON NEAR-TERM REVENUE GENERATION AND REDUCE CASH BURN

Calgary, Alberta and Mountain View, California – December 7, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc.("Willow")...
08/11/2022

KALSEC SIGNS MASTER SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH WILLOW BIOSCIENCES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND MANUFACTURE OF FUNCTIONAL FOOD INGREDIENTS USING PRECISION FERMENTATION

Kalamazoo, Michigan, Calgary, Alberta and Mountain View, California – November 8, 2022 – Willow Biosciences...
07/11/2022

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES TO HOST INVESTOR PRESENTATION WEBCAST

Calgary, Alberta and Mountain View, California – November 7, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or...
03/11/2022

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2022 RESULTS AND ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF DR SEUFER-WASSERTHAL AS PRESIDENT AND CEO

Calgary, Alberta and Mountain View, California – November 3, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or...
12/10/2022

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES NEW FUNCTIONAL INGREDIENT ASTAXANTHIN ADDED TO PRODUCT PORTFOLIO

Calgary, Alberta and Mountain View, California – October 12, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or...
31/08/2022

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES PROVIDES CBG UPDATE

Calgary, Alberta and Mountain View, California – August 31, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow"...
15/08/2022

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2022 RESULTS

Calgary, Alberta and Mountain View, California – August 15, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or...
18/07/2022

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES APPOINTS DR. PETER SEUFER-WASSERTHAL AS INTERIM PRESIDENT AND CEO

Calgary, Alberta and Mountain View, California – July 18, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or...
06/06/2022

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES INCORPORATES INSCRIPTA’S ONYX® PLATFORM TO EXPAND STRAIN ENGINEERING CAPABILITIES AND THROUGHPUT

Calgary, Alberta and Mountain View, California – June 6, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or...
31/05/2022

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES EXPANDS ITS PORTFOLIO WITH A NEW PARTNERED PHARMACEUTICAL PROJECT

Calgary, Alberta and Mountain View, California – May 31, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow"...
12/05/2022

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2022 RESULTS

Vancouver, British Columbia – May 12, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
11/05/2022

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF ITS FERMENTATION MANUFACTURING NETWORK AND PROGRESS ON ITS CBG GRAS DETERMINATION

Vancouver, British Columbia – May 11, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
30/03/2022

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER AND 2021 YEAR END RESULTS, FILING OF ITS 2021 AIF, AND OPERATIONAL UPDATE

Vancouver, British Columbia – March 29, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
31/01/2022

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES TO HOST INVESTOR PRESENTATION WEBCAST

Vancouver, British Columbia – January 31, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
19/01/2022

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES PUBLISHES THE FIRST PEER REVIEWED ARTICLE DEMONSTRATING THE CLINICAL BENEFIT OF CBG FOR SKINCARE

Vancouver, British Columbia – January 19, 2022 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
15/11/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2021 RESULTS

Vancouver, British Columbia – November 15, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
21/09/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES COMMERCIAL SCALE OPERATIONAL UPDATE, CBGA PRODUCTION UPDATE AND CORPORATE UPDATE

Vancouver, British Columbia – September 21, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
09/08/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2021 RESULTS

Vancouver, British Columbia – August 9, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
20/07/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF ITS COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS TEAM AND DEVELOPMENT PORTFOLIO, AN UPDATE ON ITS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY POSITION, AND FORMATION OF ESG COMMITTEE

ancouver, British Columbia – July 20, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
10/06/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES AND CELLULAR GOODS ANNOUNCE MULTIYEAR SUPPLY AGREEMENT FOR CANNABIGEROL (CBG)

Vancouver, British Columbia – June 10, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
25/05/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES PARTICIPATION IN SYNBIOBETA PANEL DISCUSSION

Vancouver, British Columbia – May 25, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
18/05/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ADDED TO NYSE-LISTED CANNABIS ETF “THCX”

Vancouver, British Columbia – May 18, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
07/05/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2021 RESULTS, AN OPERATIONAL UPDATE AND THE ADDITION OF A NEW BOARD MEMBER

Vancouver, British Columbia – May 7, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
28/04/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES ANNUAL GENERAL AND SPECIAL MEETING VOTING RESULTS

Vancouver, British Columbia – April 28, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or "the Company")...
20/04/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES GROUND-BREAKING SCIENTIFIC DATA FOR CANNABIGEROL (CBG) ON HUMAN SKIN

Vancouver, British Columbia – April 20, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
31/03/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF ITS FIRST COMMERCIAL SCALE FERMENTATION RUN

Vancouver, British Columbia – March 31, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
24/03/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER AND 2020 YEAR END RESULTS AND OPERATIONAL UPDATE

Calgary, Alberta – March 23, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company") (TSX:...
03/03/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES PROVIDES UPDATE ON ACCELERATION OF EXPIRY DATE OF OUTSTANDING WARRANTS ISSUED PURSUANT TO OCTOBER 2020 UNIT FINANCING

Vancouver, British Columbia – March 3, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
19/02/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES EXERCISE OF OVER-ALLOTMENT OPTION AND COMPLETION OF PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED BOUGHT DEAL OFFERING

Vancouver, British Columbia – February 19, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
11/02/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES INCREASE TO BOUGHT DEAL OFFERING FROM $20.0 MILLION TO $25.0 MILLION

Vancouver, British Columbia – Feb. 11, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
26/01/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES ACCELERATION OF EXPIRY DATE OF OUTSTANDING WARRANTS ISSUED PURSUANT TO OCTOBER 2020 UNIT FINANCING

Vancouver, British Columbia – January 25, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
19/01/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ADVANCES ITS WORK ON THC; PLANS TO LAUNCH IN THE CANADIAN MARKET

Vancouver, British Columbia – January 19, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
13/01/2021

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES PROVIDES UPDATE ON CANNABIGEROL RESEARCH STUDIES AND KEY PERSONNEL APPOINTMENT

Vancouver, British Columbia – January 13, 2021 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
16/12/2020

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ADVANCES ITS COMMERICALIZATION PLAN; FIRST COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION EXPECTED IN EARLY 2021

Leading manufacturer contracted for commercial cannabinoid production • First commercial quantities of ultra-pure CBG...
13/11/2020

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2020 RESULTS AND OPERATIONAL UPDATE

Calgary, Alberta – November 12, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company") (TSX:...
21/10/2020

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES PRICING AND UPSIZE OF PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED PUBLIC OFFERING TO $10.0 MILLION

Vancouver, British Columbia – October 21, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
20/10/2020

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES OVERNIGHT MARKETED PUBLIC OFFERING FOR PROCEEDS OF APPROXIMATELY $8.0 MILLION

Vancouver, British Columbia – October 20, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
08/10/2020

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES PARTNERS WITH RESEARCHERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE AND UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY TO STUDY EFFECTS OF NON-PSYCHOACTIVE CANNABINOIDS ON PAIN, INFLAMMATION AND DEPRESSION

Vancouver, British Columbia – October 8, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
21/09/2020

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES SUCCESSFUL PRODUCTION OF PURE CANNABIGEROL

Vancouver, British Columbia – Sept 21, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
08/09/2020

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FUNDING FOR ITS VARIN CANNABINOIDS

Vancouver, British Columbia – September 8, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
12/08/2020

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2020 RESULTS AND OPERATIONAL UPDATE

Calgary, Alberta – August 12, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company") (TSX:...
29/07/2020

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES IT HAS COMMENCED ITS PILOT TO PRODUCE ITS FIRST CANNABINOID

Vancouver, British Columbia – July 29, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
06/07/2020

Willow Biosciences Inc. to Webcast Live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com July 9th

Company invites individual and institutional investors, as well as advisors and analysts, to attend...
22/06/2020

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, SALES AND MARKETING

Calgary, Alberta – June 22, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company") (TSX:...
17/06/2020

WILLOW BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES EXPEDITED PILOT PRODUCTION AND ADDS MULTIPLE NEW CANNABINOIDS TO PORTFOLIO

Calgary, Alberta – June 17, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company") (TSX:...
14/05/2020

Willow Biosciences Reports First Quarter 2020 Results and Provides Operations Update

Calgary, Alberta – May 14, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company") (TSX:...
09/04/2020

Willow Biosciences Announces Changes To Its Management Team

Calgary, Alberta – April 7, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
24/03/2020

Willow Biosciences Reports Fourth Quarter And 2019 Year End Results And Operational Update

Calgary, Alberta – March 24, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
12/03/2020

Willow Biosciences Announces Cannabinoid Scale-up And Expedited Path To Commercialization

Calgary, Alberta – March 12, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
07/02/2020

Willow Biosciences Improves Governance With Appointment Of Independent Chairman

Calgary, Alberta – February 7, 2020 – Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company")...
03/12/2019

Willow Biosciences Comments on Descheduling of Partner’s Cannabidiol by U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency

Calgary, Alberta, December 3, 2019 – Willow Biosciences Inc.("Willow" or the "Company") (CSE: WLLW; OTCQB: CANSF),...
25/11/2019

Willow Biosciences Receives Conditional Approval to List on the Toronto Stock Exchange

CALGARY, November 25, 2019 – Willow Biosciences Inc. (“Willow” or the “Company“) (CSE: WLLW;...
21/11/2019

Willow Biosciences Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results and Provides Operations Update

CALGARY, Nov. 21, 2019 /CNW/ – Willow Biosciences Inc. (“Willow” or the “Company“) (CSE:...
05/11/2019

Willow Biosciences To Commence Trading on The OTCQB® Venture Market

CALGARY, Alberta, November 5, 2019 — Willow Biosciences Inc. (“Willow” or the “Company”) (CSE:WLLW;...
29/08/2019

Willow Biosciences Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results And Provides Operations Update

Calgary, Alberta – August 29, 2019 – Willow Biosciences Inc. (“Willow” or the “Company”) (CSE:...
04/06/2019

Willow Biosciences and Noramco Announce Joint Development of Biosynthesis Platform for Cannabidiol

New activity will add options and potential for cost savings to Noramco’s robust CBD...
27/05/2019

Willow Biosciences and Tuatara Capital Announce Exercise of Warrants

CALGARY, May 27, 2019 /CNW/ – Willow Biosciences Inc. (“Willow” or the “Company“) (CSE:...
14/05/2019

Willow Biosciences Inc. Announces Share Consolidation

CALGARY, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Willow Biosciences Inc. ("Willow" or the "Company") (CSE:WLLW)...
12/04/2019

Makena Resources Inc., Biocan Technologies Inc. and Epimeron Inc. Announce Completion of Private Placement, Strategic Investment From Tuatara Capital and Business Combination to Form Willow Biosciences Inc.

VANCOUVER and CALGARY, April 12, 2019 /CNW/ – Makena Resources Inc. (“Makena“) (CSE: MKNA),...

Mountain View, CA

Focused on identifying and deploying additional genetic elements and solutions to further enhance production of our yeast strains and processes. This state-of-the-art R&D facility includes high-throughput molecular biology and screening technologies, high-end analytical instrumentation and fermentation capabilities along with systems to rapidly evaluate high volumes of data and results.