London College of Communication is awarded by the EC to improve public involvement with plant biotechnology under a new H2020 Pharma-Factory project.
London College of Communication, University of the Arts London (UAL) collaborates on a four year over €8 Million Horizon 2020 project – Pharma-Factory. Led by St Georges, University of London, the central aim of the project is for 5 biotechnology SMEs and 9 academic partners to explore the development of commercially viable products through Plant Molecular Farming (PMF), for the manufacture of high-value products for medical and veterinary use from plant biotechnology.
The Pharma-Factory kick-off meeting was held in Rouen, France on January 23-24th. All 14 project partners attended with 3 external advisors from Bayer, Ghent University, an Independent Advisor, and Project Officer from the European Commission who learnt more about the activities, objectives and opportunities involved with Pharma-Factory.