Glycom, the leading HMO expert is now part of DSM

DSM is a reliable, end-to-end, innovative, purpose-led partner powered by experts to deliver science-backed nutrition and health products and quality customized solutions. We are the leading global solutions provider to the early life nutrition, medical nutrition, pharmaceutical , food & beverage, nutrition improvement and dietary supplement industries. With the acquisition of Glycom, DSM furthers its leadership position in the early life nutrition, medical nutrition and dietary supplement space.


Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.
DSM is a reliable, end-to-end, innovative, purpose-led partner powered by experts to deliver science-backed nutrition and health products and quality customized solutions. We are the leading global solutions provider to the early life nutrition, medical nutrition, pharmaceutical , food & beverage, nutrition improvement and dietary supplement industries. With the acquisition of Glycom, DSM furthers its leadership position in the early life nutrition, medical nutrition and dietary supplement space.
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Glycom is the world's leading supplier in the Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) market and the only fully integrated HMO player with its own product development, preclinical and clinical development, regulatory and large scale production. This allows us to make HMOs easily available for you. GlyCare™ HMOs are used globally as a key ingredient in infant nutrition, children and adult supplements and foods.

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Created by nature.
Brought to you by Glycom.

HMOs are complex carbohydrates that exist naturally in large quantities in our very first food, mother's milk. Naturally occurring, there are about 200 different ones and they have evolved over millions of years providing us with a unique nutrient. At Glycom we have a deep understanding of HMOs and their impact on the human body. All our HMOs have been clinically tested in infants, children and adults and have proven to be safe and beneficial.

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Science and technology is at the heart of all we do

Driving HMO innovation is our business. Leading preclinical and clinical research through our internal R&D and extensive network of partners and thought leaders globally.

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Suffering from constipation, diarrhea, stomach pain or bloating?
Holigos® IBS is clinically proven to provide relief from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
Up to 15% of the global population suffers from IBS. Glycom recently launched Holigos® IBS, a medical food for the dietary management of IBS - currently available in the US.

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About Glycom

Glycom is a Danish biotechnology company dedicated to the scientific, clinical and commercial development of Human Milk Oligosaccharides for a broad range of applications. Our first focus is making Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs) widely available for human consumption. HMOs are unique microbiome nutrients natural to the human body as they are identical in structure to those present in mother’s milk and similar to those in the protective lining of the digestive tract. At Glycom, we have cracked the code of manufacturing these unique compounds, which are authorized
as safe by EFSA and FDA.

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