The goal of the project is to modify microbes in ways that would allow them to transform the byproducts of agriculture and forestry into materials for plastic industry. Such materials include acrylic acid and adipic acid. The products made from these materials are a part of our everyday lives and the combined global market is almost twenty billion euros.
We are proud to join the forerunners of synthetic biology and apply VOC analysis with IonVision DMS to this growing application! You can read the full article from VTT here (in Finnish).