At the public Technical University of Denmark, the Center for Biosustainability (CfB) has been established with the main focus of lowering the development time of microorganisms to become attractive for the industry. The research is multi-disciplinary and focuses on developing cell factories for the production of chemicals and novel compounds. The researchers are internationally very well connected and the Center has more than 340 employees from 48 countries, hereof 10 full Professors. DTU Center for Biosustainability has 125.000 m2 State-of-the-Art laboratories in Lyngby, Denmark. Entrepreneurship, strong experience in Industrial collaboration and contribution to the foundation of more than 20 companies, several of which have commercialized products successfully.