Skip to content

Our vision


To design a synthetic bio-adaptor that will act as a standardised interface to the cell’s essential biological services and processes. A standardised biological interface will allow more efficient and economical portability between research laboratories and industrial platforms.


Portabolomics project closure

The Portabolomics project has come to an end on 31st of December 2022 after 6 very productive years ( The project concluded successfully with hosting the Synthetic Biology UK conference 2022 and the DSTL – Cybersecurity and Resilience NUCoRE workshop (Synthetic Biology: Hazards from Misuse) in November 2022. If you have any queries or wish to get into contact, please send an email to

See what we can do for you?



Please have a look at our new state-of-the-art ICOS research labs in the Devonshire building at Newcastle University:

Engagement Activities

Students working

Sign up for our newsletter