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11 Novembro 2014
SilicoLife in the 40 Hottest Small Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy

SilicoLife, a computational biology company designing optimal microbial strains for industrial biotechnology applications, included in the first Biofuels Digest ranking of the "40 Hottest Small Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2014-15".

The presence of SilicoLife in this selected list by Biofuels Digest highlights the work developed by the enthusiastic team of Silicolife since its foundation in 2010 and the competitive advantages provided to our partners, global leaders in building block chemicals, polymers and biosynthetic development. ?To be part of this list among the most innovative industrial biotechnology companies in the world means a lot to SilicoLife? said Simão Soares, SilicoLife CEO. ?Biofuels Digest is the most widely read biofuels daily digest and to be in this ranking is a great recognition of the work that we have been developing together with our partners and clients?.

The rankings for the Hottest companies are based on votes from an invited panel of distinguished international selectors (50%), and on votes from subscribers of Biofuels Digest and photo voting via (the remaining 50%).

About SilicoLife
SilicoLife develops state-of-the-art optimization algorithms and uses proprietary computational and modelling tools to accelerate the design of microbial strains, based on metabolic engineering and synthetic biology approaches, shortening the development time and costs of new highly effective processes for the production of specific target compounds such as biofuels, chemicals, food ingredients or biopolymers. For more information, visit

Overall, over 1000 companies competed and more than 100,000 individual company ratings were received from panelists and voters in the Biofuels Digest?s annual ranking.


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