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The Department of Defense is announcing a request for information (RFI) to identify partnership opportunities for a new Manufacturing Innovation Institute dedicated to synthetic biology, or SynBio, for non-biomedical applications. The SynBio institute aims to deliver new capabilities by "scaling-up" critical bio-manufacturing processes and related...

Biomanufacturing, Manufacturing, Materials, Process Intensification

Several members at RAPID’s Technology Speed Dating event made numerous connections and business matches last month. In all, 27 members disseminated information on their process intensification (PI) technologies—from nascent concepts and technologies to more mature ones with possibilities for additional applications — all of which encompassed RAPID...

Biomanufacturing, Manufacturing, Materials, Process Intensification

At the recent AIChE 2018 Spring Meeting, RAPID Technical Program Manager, Ignasi Palou-Rivera interviewed Prof. Brown, the founding director of the Bioeconomy Institute (BEI) at Iowa State and noted author of several books on biofuels, biomass and biorenewables. (Iowa State is currently a project lead on one of RAPID’s jump start projects.)

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Biomanufacturing, Health, Materials

Amid an enthusiastic crowd of more than 400 attendees, the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute celebrated the start of its operations during an open house at its research facility in Manchester, New Hampshire on July 28. The BioFabUSA program looks to bridge the gap between early scientific research and later-stage product development by...