Frontiers of Biological Nanoscience

Concept artwork depicting the future of artificial cilia. Credit: Wei Wang, Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science

Supporting collaboration at the intersection of biology and nanoscience

Principles of biology define fundamental properties that can inspire synthetic technology development and nanoengineering. Similarly, interactions at the nano and quantum scale shape biological phenomena. The Kavli Foundation supports research at the intersection of biology and nanoscience, to enrich our mechanistic understanding of both fields.

Synthetic Cell

Advancing research efforts to revolutionize sustainable energy, biomaterials, food, and medicine

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Quantum Biology

Fostering interdisciplinary investigations at the interface of biology and nanomaterials

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