The Global BioFoundry Alliance launches on May 9th 2019 in Kobe

During a 2 day meeting of 14 BioFoundries, hosted by Kobe University in Japan, the new Global Biofoundry Alliance launches with a Memorandum of Understanding signed by 16 partner institutions to facilitate future collaboration.

As described in a new article published in Nature Communications , the group aims to accelerate and enhance research in synthetic biology, promote the use of automation and high-throughput equipment and novel tools for engineering biology. The ultimate outcome will be a robust engineering & synthetic biology industry with broad public benefits.

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