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Life-inspired complex molecular systems controlled by enzymatic reaction networks

Project description

A new path to synthetic life and a breakthrough for chemistry

A long-sought goal of engineering and chemistry has been the creation of synthetic life, yet engineers and chemists faced many obstacles. A major hurdle was the construction of life-inspired systems that can sense the environment, make autonomous decisions and extract energy and resources from the environment for cell growth and division (all processes controlled by enzymatic reaction networks). The EU-funded Life-Inspired project aims to construct life-inspired systems based on the design of living matter. To reach this goal, the project will focus on creating a set of complex systems based on programmable enzymatic reaction networks.

Host institution

STICHTING RADBOUD UNIVERSITEIT
Net EU contribution
€ 2 500 000,00
Address
Houtlaan 4
6525 XZ Nijmegen
Netherlands

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Region
Oost-Nederland Gelderland Arnhem/Nijmegen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00

Beneficiaries (1)

STICHTING RADBOUD UNIVERSITEIT
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 2 500 000,00
Address
Houtlaan 4
6525 XZ Nijmegen

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Region
Oost-Nederland Gelderland Arnhem/Nijmegen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00