Bio-Fabrication is the Future of Manufacturing

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For millennia, microorganisms have been utilized in the production of consumable products like bread, beer, wine and cheese. But until recently, humankind's methods for engineering these organisms have been limited to the labor-intensive and time-consuming processes of curated breeding. Yet, with the dawn of genetic engineering came the ability to directly program the genomes of these organisms, tailoring them to specific tasks. 

The disruptive potential of cell-based manufacturing has led developers to increasingly appropriate novel fabrication techniques that utilize cell-cultures. Utilizing advanced toolsets, these developers are engineering organisms to produce complex molecular compounds, high quality materials and even lab grown tissues. Metabolic enhancement offers us the opportunity to profoundly enhance the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of these platforms; and Photosystems can achieve this feat by enhancing the very Biological Systems on which Synthetic Biology depends, making energy instantaneously available to cells during their most metabolically-intensive tasks.

BiPlastiq is dedicated to establishing a rich toolset of repeatable designs and processes for the metabolic enhancement of well-known strains of microorganisms. As such, our platform is well positioned to handle the technical challenges of re-engineering lab-­scale cultures into viable industrial scale variants. Furthermore, by focusing our development on well-­studied organisms, we have lowered the technical risk faced by clients utilizing Synthetic Biology as a platform for supplanting traditional chemical, textile and pharmacological industries.