Chromocell is an American biotechnology company located in North Brunswick, NJ at the Technology Center of New Jersey, a research campus facility supported by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. Chromocell was founded in 2002 by Nobel laureate Gunter Blobel and his student, Kambiz Shekdar to commercialize their proprietary Chromovert. technology. The company has grown to over 100 employees and is focused on the discovery and development of flavors, nutritional ingredients and therapeutics. Chromocell works with global consumer goods companies to discover and develop flavor ingredients and natural taste enhancers. The company is active in all areas of taste sensation as well as aroma and fragrance enhancer discovery. In therapeutics the work is concentrated on analgesics and respiratory disorders where the technology has proven effective in the identification of potential new drug candidates. Chromocell Corporation was listed in NJBIZ’s September 15, 2008 issue as one of the top New Jersey biotechnology firms.