Microbiome Engineering

Publication Date: October 2020

This technical roadmap is a critical assessment of the current state of microbiome engineering and areas of anticipated research and development in the next twenty years. It also details how those scientific advancements can be applied across different industry sectors. Microbiome Engineering: A Research Roadmap for the Next-Generation Bioeconomy aims to provide a forward-looking examination of both the short- and long-term needs for microbiome engineering, to help scientists and policymakers fully utilize microbiome engineering.

This roadmap is best viewed via the interactive website:


Citation: Engineering Biology Research Consortium (2020). Microbiome Engineering: A Research Roadmap for the Next-Generation Bioeconomy. Retrieved from doi: 10.25498/E4QP4T.

Keywords: microbiome engineering, microbiomes, consortia, spatiotemporal control, distributed metabolism, functional biodiversity, roadmap

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