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SIFIDE R&D recognition

SilicoLife has been recognized as an entity developing R&D activities in the domains of ICT for Health and Industrial Biotechnology by the Portuguese Innovation Agency (ANI). With this recognition clients based in Portugal can submit the expenses with SilicoLife to the Portuguese Tax Incentive System for Business R&D (SIFIDE) enjoying tax benefits and credits. This … Continued

Norte2020 SME qualification

Technical sheet / Ficha técnica (in Portuguese) Designação do Projeto / Project title: Contratação de Recursos Humanos Altamente Qualificados (PME ou CoLAB) Código do Projeto / Project code: NORTE-06-3559-FSE-000129 Objetivo Principal / Main aims: Reforço da investigação, do desenvolvimento tecnológico e da inovaçãoPromotion of research, technological development and innovation Região de Intervenção / Region: Norte Organismos Financiadores: NORTE2020; Portugal … Continued

10 years

10 years ago SilicoLife was founded with the idea of using computation to design nature. Today we work closely with companies from all over the world and we are leading some of the most ambitious projects to expand nature diversity designing sustainable and scalable processes for the bio-based production of chemicals. The challenges we face today … Continued

BIOREF CoLAB

SilicoLife is an associate of the Portuguese Collaborative Laboratory (CoLAB) in Biorefineries – BIOREF – that intends to be one of the driving forces to change the paradigm of economic development through a national strategy for the use of biomass as a renewable resource. BIOREF is a private association of companies and research institutes aiming … Continued

Butanol international patent application published

SilicoLife’s international patent application for biological production of n-butanol has been published. SilicoLife announced that the company’s international (PCT) patent application for “Method for n-butanol production using heterologous expression of anaerobic pathways” was published on October 3, 2019, under publication number WO 2019/185843. Butanol is a 4-carbon alcohol generally used as an industrial solvent with … Continued

DeepBio

SilicoLife leading DeepBio focused on the application of deep learning to industrial biotechnology SilicoLife, University of Minho and NOVA University of Lisbon were awarded a national grant for the development of novel approaches for the computational design of new molecules and biotransformations with enhanced capabilities, boosted by the use of methods and technologies from machine … Continued

P-BIO leadership

Simão Soares, SilicoLife CEO, was elected last June as President of P-BIO, Portugal’s Biotechology Industry Organization, for the period of 2019-2022. The new board led by Simão Soares, representing SilicoLife, counts with José Pereira-Leal from Ophiomics, Joana Branco (Biocant), Teresa Gesteiro (Pfizer) and David Braga Malta (LiMM). More info about P-BIO and its structure can … Continued

BUTANOVA

Butanol is a 4-carbon alcohol generally used as an industrial solvent with a growing multi-billion market. N-Butanol can be used both as a feedstock for chemical applications and as a biofuel. It is commonly produced from fossil fuels through very pollutant processes, strongly contributing to GHG emissions, and thus requiring more sustainable and greener production … Continued

9 years

Today, we celebrate 9 years! This has been an exciting journey that started with the vision of using computation to understand and shape nature combining AI and Biology. Today we work closely with companies from all over the world and we are leading some of the most ambitious projects to expand nature diversity designing sustainable and … Continued

Celebrating 8 years

We are celebrating this week 8 years of activity. A special thank you to all of our team, clients and partners!