Vland opens Microbial Strain Industrial Application Center in China
Friday, April 30, 2021
Vland opened a Microbial Strain Industrial Application Center in Qingdao Vland Innovation Park, China. The center is established to serve as a cooperative platform for production, research and development as well as a bond linking microbial strain resources and information resources of different fields, with an ultimate aim to advance application cooperation on microbial strain resources and industrialize technological achievements.
With its strengths in microbial strain resources, technological innovation and industrialization, Vland boasts its industry-leading R&D capabilities in bio-manufacturing in China. The center will focus on the industries of animal husbandry, aquaculture, plants, environment and food to form a joint research model integrating production, research and development with market as the orientation, enterprises as the main body and products as the core.
After nearly 20 years of high-speed development, Vland's Microbial R&D Platform has now formed a technological innovation system including microbial strain collection, basic research, process research and applied research. Much work has been done for microbial resources development, microbial strain collection, functional strain development, product innovation and technology research. Rich experience has been accumulated in process research and large-scale fermentation production. Besides, the technology center owns fully automatic identification systems for microbial protein and DNA fingerprinting and a high-throughput strain screening workstation. It has also set up the M-H-R microbial screening and identification technology platform and the database of microbial strain functions with Vland characteristics.
Until now, more than 50 functional indicators of thousands of production strain samples have been screened and evaluated. The established function evaluation system of animal and plant models has provided effective technical support for the development of functional microbial inoculants. The newly developed products and technologies have been widely used in industries of animal husbandry, plants, aquaculture, environmental protection and food, and thus help enhance the technological innovation capabilities of the biological industry.
Vland has two specialized production bases of microbial preparations, which have been certified by ISO-9001, FAMI-QS and FDA.
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