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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 decarbonizing the economy. 

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.

Design

Optimize DNA constructs and libraries

Build

Transform into various hosts

Test

Measure performance

Learn

Turn data into predictions

News and Events

Bacteria spin sugar for a greener and better plastic

May 04, 2022

A new Agile BioFoundry study published in Cell Reports Physical Science was featured in a Nature research highlight.

The Agile BioFoundry: From LDRD Project to Leading Public Biofoundry

March 29, 2022

Read more about the Agile BioFoundry’s history and road to success.

Agile BioFoundry Announces 2022 Funding Opportunity

March 18, 2022

ABF is overseeing a funding opportunity for industry and academic partners to utilize ABF capabilities.

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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.