NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A European Commission-led synthetic biology program plans to use €15.5 million ($20 million) to fund international, multi-partner projects that will use synthetic biology in a range of research areas, including genomics, biological nanoscience, metabolic engineering, and other areas.

The Synthetic Biology ERA-NET, also known as ERASynBio, today released its first funding call, which will support efforts to pursue the program's aims to fund, develop, and coordinate Europe's synthetic biology capabilities and knowhow.

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