FAQ

Q. What does Helixworks do?

A. Helixworks designs, manufactures and sells DNA-based Data Storage technologies. Our goal is to make DNA a computational engineering substrate to answer the globe’s growing challenges with materials used in computing. Our engineers use our proprietary DNA synthesis technologies to design and build new products across multiple industries. Check out HelixID and MoSS.

 

Q. Where is Helixworks headquartered?

A. Helixworks Technologies is based out of Cork, Ireland where it has its operations and R&D. Helixworks is located in the Environmental Research Institute on Lee Road (Google Maps).

 

Q. Where is the company incorporated?

A. Helixworks Technologies is incorporated as a private company in the Republic of Ireland.

 

Q. Is encoded DNA edible? is Helix.ID approved by the FDA?

A. Yes, it is edible. DNA is what makes up all life on this earth, and all foods consumed contain DNA. Helix.ID will satisfy FDA published ‘Final Guidance Documentation on the Use of Physio-Chemical Identifiers (PCIDs)’. Additionally, Helixworks obtains an independent third-party assessment to classify the safety level of Helix.ID’s for every client project.

 

Q. I like your mission. How much DNA would it take to store all of humanity’s knowledge?

A. We haven’t calculated it yet, but some scientists estimate it would take approximately a kilogram of DNA.

Let’s make it happen!

 

Q. Where does Helixworks obtain its DNA from?

A.  Helixworks manufacturers its own custom DNA by utilising a proprietary enzymatic DNA synthesis technique.