Bioengineering

The specific objective for this group is to develop competitive, sustainable, safe and secure, and innovative industrial products and processes, and contribute as an innovation driver in a number of European sectors like:

  • Health
  • Chemical
  • Energy
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Food

Projects should lead to:

  • Cutting-edge biotechnologies as future innovation drivers: Synthetic biology (due to its potential to influence or event transform large areas of our economy and society), and Bioinformatics (critical to realise full value of biotechnology).
  • Biotechnology-based industrial processes driving competitiveness and sustainability. Addresses technology driven R&D targeting industrial bottlenecks.
  • Innovative and competitive platform technologies. Furthering technological development of metagenomics technologies in terms of increased accuracy and costs reduction to expand their potential

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