Which equipment should we use?

Commercial competition is an established means of driving innovation. However, as with the microbes and processes, development of either open source or generic equipment may be necessary to ensure that those who most need them can afford them.

Using an open source equipment also enables you to both customise it’s capabilities, and contribute to it’s development.

General purpose lab ware should be relatively easy to procure, and toxicity and chemical analysis can initially be outsourced to commercial labs. There are some more expensive pieces of equipment to focus on:


Which bioreactors should we use?


Which sterilisation systems should we use?


Which microscopes should we use?

DNA Sequencing

Which DNA Sequencing Kit should we use?

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