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P4SB – From Plastic waste to Plastic value using Pseudomonas putida Synthetic Biology

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P4SB is about the utilization of the conceptual and material tools of contemporary Synthetic Biology to bring about the sustainable and environmentally friendly bioconversion of oil-based plastic waste into fully biodegradable counterparts by means of deeply engineered, whole-cell bacterial catalysts. These tools will be used to design tailor-made enzymes for the bio-depolymerization of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) and PU (polyurethane), but also for the custom design of a Pseudomonas putida Cell Factory capable of metabolizing the resulting monomers. Pseudomonas putida will undergo deep metabolic surgery to channel these diverse substrates efficiently into the production of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) and derivatives. In addition, synthetic downstream processing modules based on the programmed non-lytic secretion of PHA will facilitate the release and recovery of the bioplastic from the bacterial biomass.

These industry driven objectives will help to address the market need for novel routes to valorise the gigantic plastic waste streams in the European Union and beyond, with direct opportunities for SME partners of P4SB spanning the entire value chain from plastic waste via Synthetic Biology to biodegradable plastic. As a result we anticipate a completely biobased process reducing the environmental impact of plastic waste by establishing it as a novel bulk second generation carbon source for industrial biotechnology, while at the same time opening new opportunities for the European plastic recycling industry and helping to achieve the ambitious recycling targets set by the European Union for 2020.

Zaproszenie do składania wniosków

H2020-LEIT-BIO-2014-1
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RHEINISCH-WESTFAELISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE AACHEN
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Templergraben 55
52062 Aachen
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€ 1 387 062,50

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AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, DUBLIN
Irlandia
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€ 540 625
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Belfield
4 Dublin
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BIOPLASTECH LTD
Irlandia
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€ 628 781
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Cashel Road Unit 9 Block C Cashel Business Centre
12 Dublin
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BACMINE SL
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28760 Tres Cantos
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HELMHOLTZ-ZENTRUM FUR UMWELTFORSCHUNG GMBH - UFZ
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Permoserstrasse 15
04318 Leipzig
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UNIVERSITY OF SURREY
United Kingdom
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Stag Hill
GU2 7XH Guildford
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CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
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€ 524 375
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Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
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SOPREMA
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