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Synthetic microbial consortia-based platform for flavonoids production using synthetic biology

Project description

It takes a (microbial) village

One of the reasons fruits, vegetables and whole grains help protect us against non-communicable diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer, has to do with plant metabolism. Flavonoids are secondary metabolites produced by many plants that help them combat oxidative stress and act as growth regulators. They have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties in people. Despite the tremendous interest in flavonoids, their industrial production is currently immature. In nature, they are produced via complex physical and chemical pathways involving trafficking of chemicals throughout plant compartments. To better mimic this and even open the door to the production of flavonoids not seen in nature, the EU-funded SynBio4Flav project is developing synthetic microbial communities with members genetically programmed to execute specific steps in the complex biosynthetic pathways.

Call for proposal

H2020-NMBP-TR-IND-2018-2020

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Sub call

H2020-NMBP-BIO-2018-two-stage

Coordinator

AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
Net EU contribution
€ 1 704 071,25
Address
Calle Serrano 117
28006 Madrid
Spain
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (10)

CHALMERS TEKNISKA HOGSKOLA AB
Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 1 206 128,75
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Södra Sverige Västsverige Västra Götalands län
DEUTSCHES INSTITUT FUER ERNAEHRUNGSFORSCHUNG POTSDAM REHBRUECKE
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 552 987,50
Address
Arthur-scheunert-allee 114-116
14558 Nuthetal
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIWERSYTET PRZYRODNICZY WE WROCLAWIU
Poland
Net EU contribution
€ 528 110,00
Address
Ul. Cypriana Kamila Norwida 25
50-375 Wroclaw
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITAET GREIFSWALD
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 706 250,00
Address
Domstrasse 11
17489 Greifswald
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Baden-Württemberg Stuttgart Stuttgart, Stadtkreis
UNIVERSIDAD DE OVIEDO
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 628 985,00
Address
Calle San Francisco 3
33003 Oviedo
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
EXTRASYNTHESE SAS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 270 208,75
SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Address
Impasse Jacquard Zi Lyon Nord
69730 Genay
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Rhône-Alpes Rhône
 
BIOPOLIS SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 614 752,50
Address
Calle Catedratico Agustin Escardino Benlloch 9 Parque Cientifico De La Universidad De Valencia
46980 Paterna Valencia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
EXPLORA SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 566 666,25
SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Address
Via Giacomo Peroni 386
00131 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
SYMRISE AG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 268 512,50
Address
Muhlenfeldstrasse 1
37603 Holzminden
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Niedersachsen Hannover Holzminden
 
LIQUIFER SYSTEMS GROUP GMBH
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 324 378,75
SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Address
Obere Donaustrasse 97-99 1 62
1020 Vienna
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00