Joint Laboratory for Microbiome Therapeutics

The Joint Laboratory of Industrial Applications on Shenzhen Biofoundry was co-established by Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technologies, Chinese Academy of Sciences and COFCO Biotechnology Co., Ltd. on March 12, 2019. With a substantial total investment of RMB 3.2 million, the joint laboratory aims to promote the use of automation and synthetic biology in chemical engineering, bioenergy, biomaterials, nutrition, and health industries. Collaborative research projects include the application of phages in food industry, the development of high-throughput analytical methods, as well as the biosynthesis of high-value-added products.