An open infrastructure for exploring new horizons for research on microbial communities


Biodiscovery Platform

Isolate, investigate and discover yet unknown micro-organisms and communities in a high-throughput way.

Modular Bioreactor Platform

Mix and match different bioreactors to investigate sustainable solutions for environmental challenges.


Parallel Cultivation Platform

Cultivate and investigate a wide array of microbial communities in extremely well-defined conditions.

FAIR Data Platform

Make sure your data is Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (= FAIR) in collection, storage and analysis.



30 April 2020 UNLOCK funded
1 September 2020 Construction phase
27 June 2021 Launch website
September 2021 UNLOCK event

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