Riffyn Nexus Selected As The Digital Backbone of DoD's Bioindustrial Manufacturing And Design Ecosystem
Riffyn has been selected as the digital backbone for the $87M Department of Defense-sponsored Bioindustrial Manufacturing And Design Ecosystem (BioMADE). The newly funded Bioindustrial Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) is the 9th DoD-sponsored MII.
To be headquartered at the University of Minnesota, BioMADE is a nonprofit created by the Engineering Biology Research Consortium (EBRC). It aims to establish a long-term and dependable platform to accelerate the commercialization of biotechnology inventions from American R&D in universities, start-ups, and National Labs.
Riffyn will help build the digital backbone for this national network of more than 90 companies, universities, and organizations across 31 states.
Embriette is an academic-turned science writer with a passion for spreading responsible science. She holds a PhD in microbiome research from Baylor College of Medicine. After a 4-year post-doc, during which she managed the world's largest citizen science research project (the American Gut Project), Embriette became a full-time science writer and research consultant. You can find her work at riffyn.com, synbiobeta.com, and her personal webpage: drhydenotjekyll.com