Challenges

Manufacture proteins from other origins

The need to find alternatives to the animal proteins is driven by a number of current and future trends, such as:

– The strong growth of the world population and the corresponding demand of food.
– Growing demand for functional foods.
– The need to revise downwards the consumption of animal protein for reasons of sustainability and environmental impact.
– A greater use of protein from food products.

Low-cost sterilization system

Development of a low-cost sterilization system for large diagnostic analytical equipment for subsequent disassembly and safe recycling

Metagenomic analysis module for vertebrate virus

The sponsor has a system of capture sequences used to capture sequences of all viruses that attack vertebrates. What is missing is the application that, from the sequence, identify viruses present in the sample.