Applied Biomimetic Adds to its Leadership Team

For Public Release

Gaithersburg, MD, February 01, 2021 – Applied Biomimetic, a leader in the convergence of polymer and protein membrane technologies, is pleased to announce that appointment of Keith Ortman as Director of Product Management.

From AB CEO Imran Jaferey: “Keith brings a wealth of domain experience in the food and dairy verticals. He has strong skills and methodologies for bringing nascent technologies from their conception all the way to product launch. We are excited for Keith to join our growing team.”

Mr. Ortman was previously with Tetra Pak for over 14 years, where he held a variety of application and product management roles with increasing responsibility.

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Applied Biomimetic Expands Operations

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Gaithersburg, MD, January 26, 2021 – Applied Biomimetic Inc., a leader in the convergence of polymer and protein membrane technologies, is pleased to announce it has moved and expanded its headquarters, laboratory, and manufacturing with its move within Gaithersburg, Maryland.

In announcing the move, CEO Imran Jaferey remarked: “With such growth in the size of our team and demand for our products, we needed a bigger facility. As it turned out, a much larger space became available – literally across the street – so we have moved from Clopper Road to West Watkins Mill Road in Gaithersburg. The new facility will allow us to significantly expand our manufacturing space; combined with the manufacturing space we are keeping at Perry Parkway, our manufacturing footprint has doubled. Our overall footprint in Gaithersburg has increased by 50% because in addition to manufacturing, we are moving our research and development and offices to the new location. This new facility will also help us build and maintain a larger inventory of our higher performance membranes and help expedite customer fulfilment.”

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Applied Biomimetic Welcomes Imran Jaferey as CEO

17 July, 2020
For Public Release

Gaithersburg, MD – Applied Biomimetic, a leader in the convergence of polymer and protein membrane technologies, welcomes Imran Jaferey as Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Jaferey joins Applied Biomimetic to drive the growth of the business through the development, expansion and commercialization of the product portfolio based on unique polymer and protein technologies that are in the company’s DNA.

Mr. Jaferey comes to AB from Nanostone Water, where he was the Chief Commercial Officer as the company successfully launched an advanced ceramic membrane into the water treatment market. Mr. Jaferey started his career working in engineering and project management roles at Lurgi PSI, an EPC firm focused on the specialty chemicals and biotechnology industries. He spent sixteen years at Koch Membrane Systems in business development roles with the last four years as Sr. Vice President of the company’s water and wastewater business unit. Mr. Jaferey is well known in industry circles, having participated and spoken at conferences and events worldwide.

“We are excited to have Imran Jaferey, an experienced executive in the industry, join our team and lead Applied Biomimetic” said Executive Chairman Mads Clausen. “In addition to leading our R&D in biomimetic membrane technology, Imran will also lead the further commercialization of our high performance polymeric membranes, including our DairySep™ UF products already in service around the world. Imran shares our passion for technology and our commitment to bringing to customers novel products that push boundaries on performance. Imran’s experience base, which includes different membrane technologies and companies at different commercial stages, is invaluable to us as we continue to develop and grow our company.”

With thirty years of experience, Mr. Jaferey has held positions in both technical and commercial roles in organizations focused on the application and development of novel technologies for industrial processes. Mr. Jaferey, commenting on his appointment: “One of the things I have enjoyed most in my career is working with teams to implement new technologies. I have been working with membranes since my first job as a process engineer, and am very excited to join the team at Applied Biomimetic. We are serving customers with high-performance products today, and are also working on developing some truly game-changing membranes. I look forward to helping the business grow into a major player in the membrane industry.”

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Applied Biomimetic COVID-19 Update 18 March 2020

Dear Customers, Friends and Colleagues.

We at Applied Biomimetic are continuously monitoring the current COVID-19 situation and we have adjusted our business practices to ensure the safety of our employees, and the products and services we deliver.

During this difficult time, we would like to let you know that are continuing to operate our two primary locations in Gaithersburg, Maryland. We would like to assure you that we are doing the following:

  • We remain open for business and are following best practices in assuring the health of our employees and the integrity of our products.
  • We have enhanced our personal hygiene and facility cleaning and we minimize gathering per the practices recommended by US Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
  • Travel and physical interactions between our two sites have been minimized.
  • We ask that any personnel stay at home if they feel sick, and to follow a selfquarantining and treatment as per medical authorities.
  • Personnel that are not essential to mission-critical laboratory work, supply chain, manufacturing, logistics and customer fulfilment are currently working from home.
  • We have taken new precautions on raw material delivery and finished goods pickup as well as limiting interaction with 3rd party external services.
  • Our staff is available for technical consultation via phone, email and through several common video conferencing platforms.
  • We have stocked-up on critical raw materials in advance of this situation, and we continue to manufacture products for customer orders and for inventory.
  • We are working closely with our logistics partners to assure prompt, professional and coordinated deliveries to our customers.

We will continue to remain vigilant, and abreast of this dynamic situation.

With best regards,

The Applied Biomimetic Team


942 Clopper Road
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878