AMSilk and 21st.BIO announce partnership to accelerate the production of advanced materials made from spider silk-based proteins

New protein production strain delivers unprecedented yield with greater efficiency and lower costs

Neuried, Germany, and Copenhagen, Denmark, 17 January 2024 – AMSilk, a global leader in advanced materials made from spider silk-based proteins, and 21st.BIO, a leader in bioproduction, today announced that they have joined forces to accelerate the upscaling of AMSilk’s silk protein production to unprecedented levels. As part of the partnership, 21st.BIO has developed a new protein production strain created from highly specialized precision fermented microorganisms, ensuring that AMSilk can meet demand as it increases production from the laboratory to industrial scale.


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