SilicoLife is the coordinator of SHIKIFACTORY100, a new Horizon2020 project focused on the production of a universe of more than 100 high value compounds from the shikimate pathway, a hub in cell metabolism, through the development of an optimized chassis and the proposal and implementation of novel biosynthetic routes for the production of known and new to nature molecules.

The 4-year project funded by the EU with 8 million euros starts in January 2019 and involves 6 European research institutions, 4 SMEs and 1 industrial company, in a total of 11 partners from 7 different countries.

Complete press release here.

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