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Fuels from electricity: de novo metabolic conversion of electrochemically produced formate into hydrocarbons

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Project "eForFuel" data sheet

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Coordinator
MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN EV 

Organization address
address: HOFGARTENSTRASSE 8
city: MUENCHEN
postcode: 80539
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 Coordinator Country Germany [DE]
 Project website https://www.eforfuel.eu/
 Total cost 4˙117˙207 €
 EC max contribution 4˙117˙207 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.3.3.5. (New knowledge and technologies)
2. H2020-EU.3.3.2. (Low-cost, low-carbon energy supply)
3. H2020-EU.3.3.3. (Alternative fuels and mobile energy sources)
 Code Call H2020-LCE-2017-RES-RIA-TwoStage
 Funding Scheme RIA
 Starting year 2018
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2018-03-01   to  2022-02-28

 Partnership

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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN EV DE (MUENCHEN) coordinator 572˙425.00
2    ALTAR FR (EVRY) participant 496˙125.00
3    IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE UK (LONDON) participant 351˙293.00
4    SINTEF AS NO (TRONDHEIM) participant 350˙000.00
5    COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES FR (PARIS 15) participant 349˙785.00
6    UNIVERSITAET STUTTGART DE (STUTTGART) participant 346˙843.00
7    BIOFACTION KG AT (WIEN) participant 309˙280.00
8    UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE ES (ALICANTE) participant 299˙298.00
9    IN SRL IT (UDINE) participant 226˙375.00
10    IFEU - INSTITUT FUR ENERGIE UND UMWELTFORSCHUNG HEIDELBERG GMBH DE (HEIDELBERG) participant 200˙000.00
11    GLOBAL BIOENERGIES FR (EVRY) participant 159˙493.00
12    ARCELORMITTAL BELGIUM NV BE (BRUSSEL) participant 156˙875.00
13    C3 BIO-TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED UK (LANCASTER LANCASTERSHIRE) participant 149˙875.00
14    WEIZMANN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE IL (REHOVOT) participant 149˙537.00

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 Project objective

For biorefined fuels to fully replace fossil carbons, we must identify feedstock sources which are essentially unlimited in capacity and scalability and are independent of agriculture and forestry land use. Here, we propose to use electricity – preferably produced from renewable sources and at off pick hours – as the sole energy source for microbial growth and the conversion of CO2 into fuels. We aim to tackle the shortcoming of previous technologies by using completely soluble formate as a mediator between electrical current and living cells. Within an integrated electrobioreactor, CO2 will be reduced to formate at a very high rate, and the formate will be consumed by an engineered E. coli to produce propane and isobutene, gaseous hydrocarbons that are easy to separate from the liquid broth. Both propane and isobutene can be further converted into a range of products, including excellent fuel substitutes (e.g., isooctane), using conventional chemical engineering methodologies. Our approach comprises a truly interdisciplinary effort. Material scientists will design novel electrode compositions and structures, which will be used by electrochemists to optimize electrochemical formate production at high efficiency and current density. Metabolic engineers will adapt E. coli for growth on formate via two synthetic formate assimilation pathways, specifically designed to fit the metabolism of this model bacterium. Synthetic pathways for propane and isobutene biosynthesis will be implemented in the formatotrophic strains. Process engineers will construct a unique electrobioreactor to support simultaneous formate production and consumption. Experts in environmental assessment will analyze the benefits of the suggested technology, and the project vision and results will be disseminated to the scientific community and general public. The technology put forward in this proposal could have a transformative effect on the way we produce our chemicals and fuels.

 Deliverables

List of deliverables.
Results from public perception study Documents, reports 2020-04-16 13:44:28
FAQ and answers for laypeople Documents, reports 2019-11-11 10:01:58
Interim report on definitions, settings and system description Documents, reports 2019-11-11 10:01:58
Info-graphics for online dissemination, public talks, journalists and Press Releases Documents, reports 2019-11-11 10:01:58
Public communication strategy-working document Documents, reports 2019-11-11 10:01:58
Short video clip for online distribution Documents, reports 2019-11-11 10:01:58
Set up and maintaining of project website, Facebook and Twitter accounts Documents, reports 2019-11-11 10:01:58

Take a look to the deliverables list in detail:  detailed list of eForFuel deliverables.

 Publications

year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2018 Jan L. Krüsemann, Steffen N. Lindner, Marian Dempfle, Julian Widmer, Stephanie Arrivault, Marine Debacker, Hai He, Armin Kubis, Romain Chayot, Macha Anissimova, Philippe Marlière, Charles A. R. Cotton, Arren Bar‐Even
Artificial pathway emergence in central metabolism from three recursive phosphoketolase reactions
published pages: 4367-4377, ISSN: 1742-464X, DOI: 10.1111/febs.14682
The FEBS Journal 285/23 2019-11-11
2018 Oren Yishai, Madeleine Bouzon, Volker Döring, Arren Bar-Even
In Vivo Assimilation of One-Carbon via a Synthetic Reductive Glycine Pathway in Escherichia coli
published pages: 2023-2028, ISSN: 2161-5063, DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.8b00131
ACS Synthetic Biology 7/9 2019-11-11
2018 Volker Döring, Ekaterina Darii, Oren Yishai, Arren Bar-Even, Madeleine Bouzon
Implementation of a Reductive Route of One-Carbon Assimilation in Escherichia coli through Directed Evolution
published pages: 2029-2036, ISSN: 2161-5063, DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.8b00167
ACS Synthetic Biology 7/9 2019-11-11
2019 Nico J. Claassens, Charles A. R. Cotton, Dennis Kopljar, Arren Bar-Even
Making quantitative sense of electromicrobial production
published pages: 437-447, ISSN: 2520-1158, DOI: 10.1038/s41929-019-0272-0
Nature Catalysis 2/5 2019-11-11

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