Engineering Biology Metrics and Technical Standards for the Global Bioeconomy

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As companies and technologies in the bioeconomy are poised to scale, and distributed biomanufacturing grows, there is a new sense of urgency to identify global technical standards and metrology for engineering biology. The lack of standardization across many aspects of the bioeconomy innovation pipeline is likely to cause major challenges with data integration and interoperability, regulatory clarity, product quality, and consumer transactions.

This program seeks to identify community and stakeholder driven scientific, technical, operational, and semantics standards to enable and drive scale up capabilities, improve reproducibility across batches and geographies, and enhance the performance of microbial factories and bio-products. The final report identifies ten key areas as recommended for standards and metrics development. The report lays the groundwork to establishing open, voluntary standards for engineering biology to enable the rapid growth and success of the global bioeconomy.

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