Build your bioprocess.

We partner with the biomanufacturing industry to accelerate bioproduct development.

Advancing biomanufacturing across the public and private sectors

The Agile BioFoundry is a consortium of national laboratories dedicated to accelerating biomanufacturing and building the bioeconomy. 

We collaborate with industry and academia to rapidly innovate the development of bio-based products.

Get where you want to go, faster.

Discover how the Agile BioFoundry can get you closer to your target.

We unite the unique abilities of the national laboratories through a Design-Build-Test-Learn platform.


Optimize DNA constructs and libraries


Transform into various hosts


Measure performance


Turn data into predictions

News and Events

Agile BioFoundry Selects New Collaborations

July 20, 2021

Six new projects have been invited to collaborate with our facilities and scientists to conduct important research in biomanufacturing.

Case Study: Agile BioFoundry enables scale-up of Lygos’ sustainable bioproduct

June 21, 2021

A two-year collaboration between the Agile BioFoundry and Lygos resulted in a 20-fold increase in production of bio-based isobutyric acid.

Agile BioFoundry Participates in 2021 BETO Peer Review

March 26, 2021

BETO projects were presented to the public and reviewed by external subject-matter experts.

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Help us innovate in synthetic biology and biomanufacturing.

Our state-of-the-art capabilities are available to researchers in the public and private sectors.

We serve as a resource of cumulative knowledge to improve the field of biomanufacturing.

Have an idea? Learn more about how to work with us, or get in touch with our team today.