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iBB Strategic Area 4: Response and Resistance to Environmental Challenges

iBB Strategic Area 4: Response and Resistance to Environmental Challenges | iBB | Scoop.it
Challenge: Can we improve the performance of biotechnological processes, food preservation and crop protection actions and the control of drug resistance and microbial pathogenicity by uncovering the complexity of cellular responses to new situations (e.g. stress)?

Strategic goal: Understand the complexity of cellular responses to environmental alterations and insults in order to improve biotechnological processes and applications and the efficacy of drugs and pesticides.

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iBB Strategic Area 2: Advanced Bioprocess Engineering

iBB Strategic Area 2: Advanced Bioprocess Engineering | iBB | Scoop.it
Challenge: Can we solve current industrial bottlenecks associated with biologically based manufacturing and develop new bioprocess engineering methodologies to translate scientific developments into new products and processes? 

 Strategic Goal: Design and develop the tools, technologies and materials required to support the biologically based manufacturing of the future. 

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iBB Strategic Area 3: Post-Genomic Technologies

iBB Strategic Area 3: Post-Genomic Technologies | iBB | Scoop.it
Challenge: Can we implement systems and synthetic biology strategies, as well as metagenomic tools to gain full understanding of biological systems and enable their redesign and construction in order to display functions more suited to specific biotechnological applications? 

 Strategic Goal: Strengthening and consolidation of post-genomic technologies to support and leverage iBB research in biosciences and bioengineering. 

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iBB Strategic Area 1: Stem Cell Engineering

iBB Strategic Area 1: Stem Cell Engineering | iBB | Scoop.it
Challenge: Can we improve the bioprocessing of human stem cells and their derivatives to streamline applications in Cell Therapies, Regenerative Medicine and Toxicology/Pharmacological testing? 

Strategic Goal: To develop innovative engineering approaches to speed the translation of emerging stem cell science discoveries, tools and technologies into cellular and molecular therapies with significant impact on healthcare innovation and patient lifes.

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