OMIC-Engine is the National Hellenic Research Infrastructure on Synthetic Biology that aims to develop a holistic approach on promoting Synthetic Biology in research, education and industry. Its research activities are focused on unravelling the role of the Agro-Food sector in Greece and developing high value products.
The Research Infrastructure OMIC-Engine is an allocated research infrastructure in a national level. Four Greek universities (University of Thessaly, National Technical University of Athens, University of Patras and Democritus University of Thrace) are the main research contributors regarding omic technologies in Greece. In parallel, five more academic institutions with complementary know-how (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Agricultural University of Athens, University of Ioannina, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and National Hellenic Research Foundation) contribute to the development of crucial collaborations in order to address a plethora of research issues in the field of Synthetic Biology and their exploitation from the industry sector.