Project Details


The University of Manchester’s, Synthetic Biology Research Centre for Synthetic Biology of Fine and Speciality Chemicals (SYNBIOCHEM), funded by BBSRC/EPSRC (2014-21) is developing new faster, more predictable and reliable “greener” routes to fine and speciality chemicals production.

The Centre’s unique infrastructure is underpinned with chemical expertise for fine and speciality chemicals production which is delivering solutions for the production of commercial flavours and fragrances, drug intermediates and valuable chemicals.
Effective start/end date14/11/1413/05/20

Collaborative partners

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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