Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2021
Mar. 07, 2022
Jun. 30, 2021
Document Information [Line Items]      
Entity Registrant Name DANIMER SCIENTIFIC, INC.    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Transition Report false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   100,750,215  
Entity Public Float     $ 2,198
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag true    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Central Index Key 0001779020    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2021    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity File Number 001-39280    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Address, Address Line One 140 Industrial Boulevard    
Entity Address, City or Town Bainbridge    
Entity Address, State or Province GA    
Entity Tax Identification Number 84-1924518    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 39817    
City Area Code 229    
Local Phone Number 243-7075    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Auditor Firm ID 185    
Auditor Name KPMG LLP    
Auditor Location Atlanta, Georgia    
Common Class A [Member]      
Document Information [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security Class A Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share    
Trading Symbol DNMR    
Security Exchange Name NYSE