The transdisciplinary research projects in the centre combine biotechnology with digital technology in health, aquaculture, agriculture, and industrial biotechnology. There are 17 large projects in the centre led by universities and research institutes with financial support from the Research Council of Norway. In addition, there are 18 associated partner projects.
Emulating life in 3D with digital and experimental tissue models
Adaptive Heuristics and Architecture
Assessment of individual risk of dementia in epilepsy: multimodal brain-based precision prognostics
Improved treatments of acute myeloid leukaemias by personalised medicine.
Microbial production of omega-3 fatty acids - a model based approach
Developing an environmentally friendly, low-cost method for making palladium (Pd) nanoparticles.
Big insight from big data
Systems analysis and fundamental control of bacterial processes in the production of bio-concrete for construction purposes
The calcification inhibition project develops pharmacological treatment of calcification of heart valves and blood vessels.
Centre for Cancer Biomarkers
As it swims along the Norwegian coastline, the cod can be a good indicator on the state of our marine environment. Now scientists want to find out how different pollutants and combinations of them affect the cod.
Digital discovery of antimicrobial molecules from marine Artic resources with reduced risk of triggering resistance.
From genes to brain function in health and disease
Digital Salmon - From a reactive to a pre-emptive research strategy in aquaculture
An easier life with diabetes.
& PRESORT: Using computer modelling to find the best drug combination for each cancer patient
Biological, ecological and economic implications of gene editing in animal production
Categorising cancer through biomarkers in extracellular vesicles (EV)
To discover and optimize new antibiotics.
There is an urgent need to develop new drugs to combat antibiotic resistance. The solution can be surprisingly close, in microorganisms living in the Trondheim fjord.
Biophotonic sensor platform for diagnostics.
Implementing a model organism for studying vault function and application as smart adjuvant for fish vaccination.
Listening to their gut to improve the lives of people with type I diabetes.
Improved monitoring and treatment of neurometabolic disorders
Developing machine learning and deep learning models that can analyze medical images and image-related data
Combining optical and mathematical systems to create a better nanoscope.
Optimized oxidative enzyme systems for efficient conversion of lignocellulose to valuable products.
A database to understand Parkinson’s disease
Personalised cancer therapy
Screening of cancer drug sensitivity data to predict cancer therapies.
Developing AI-based software to identify prostate cancer in MR images.
Responsibility, practice and the public good across Digital Life.
Using machine learning to tackle a computational bottleneck in the drug discovery and development process.
Better soil health with digital diagnostic tools
Spread of Antimicrobial Resistance in Wastewater Treatment Plants