Biointelligent Manufacturing - Definitions, International Status, Potentials for Europe and Recommendations

In the European technology platform Manu FUTURE with its subplatform on Biointelligent Manufacturing, a white paper was elaborated, which provides an European perspective on the topic of Biointelligent Manufacturing as well as definitions and recommendations for action. The white paper documents and evaluates the results of the discussions in the three working groups "Research and Technology Development", "Industrial Applications and Business Models" and "Qualification and Education".

The aim of the white paper is to ...

  • highlight the potential that biology can bring as a new dimension to the manufacturing sector;
  • provide the framework for both motivating and driving the biological transformation, in particular highlighting Europe's unique selling points;
  • highlight biointelligence as a fusion of technical, information and biological systems and to distinguish it from the existing fields of biotechnology, bioeconomy and bionics;
  • define biointelligent manufacturing in a comprehensive, robust and aligned way and identify its building blocks via product and manufacturing examples and best practices;
  • identify fields of innovation in biointelligence for manufacturing in Europe - building on the ManuFUTURE Vision 2030.

Further information

The white paper is available for free download:


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