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BioProcess Engineering and Computational BioSystems


SilicoLife leading DeepBio focused on the application of deep and machine learning to industrial biotechnology

  • July 04, 2019
  • Braga

SilicoLife, Univ of Minho and NOVA Univ of Lisbon were awarded a national grant for the development of novel approaches for the computational design of new molecules and biotransformations with enhanced capabilities, boosted by the use of methods and technologies from machine learning and deep learning.

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S2M2 - Summer School in Metabolic Modeling

  • June 03, 2019
  • UMinho, Braga

BioSystem group is organizing a 5-day course on metabolic modelling – Summer School in Metabolic Modeling. The course will cover the full process from model reconstruction to phenotype prediction using genome-scale metabolic models.

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  • May 08, 2019
  • Youtube

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A spinoff company from CEB leads a 8 MEuros project to leverage EU synthetic biology

  • December 21, 2018
  • Univ. do Minho, Braga

Silicolife, a spinoff company from CEB, will lead an 8 million euro project to leverage the competitiveness of synthetic biology in the European Union, creating biological pathways for more than 100 compounds

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Valorisation of winery and olive mill wastes for bioactive compounds production

  • November 16, 2018
  • TecMinho

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Recent Projects


Machine learning and deep learning approaches to industrial biotechnology applications


Modular cell factories for the production of 100 compounds from the shikimate pathway

PARTEX [2019]

Development of (bio) molecules' cocktails (including (bio) polymers, enzymes and (bio) surfactants) to promote additional oil recovery


Full valorization of marine resources: potential, technological innovation and new applications