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Call for papers now open for IET and SynbiCITE Engineering Biology Conference 2016

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and SynbiCITE invite you to submit abstracts for The Engineering Biology Conference 2016.

Call for Abstracts deadline: 21 June 2016

Th The Engineering Biology Conference 2016 will take place on 13-15 December 2016 at IET London: Savoy Place.                    

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Do you have new research in the field of Synthetic Biology and want to showcase it in front of both the engineering and biology community? Then submit your latest work for the first IET/SynbiCITE Conference on Engineering Biology by 21 June 2016.

The collaborative conference from IET and leading innovation and knowledge centre, SynbiCITE will take place on 13 December offering a wealth of benefits to successful authors including publication in IET Synthetic Biology journal so don’t hesitate, submit your abstract.


Successful authors will benefit from:

  • EXCLUSIVE: Successful papers published in IET's Synthetic Biology journal

  • An oral or poster presentation slot in the programme

  • Successful papers published in the conference proceedings

  • Submitted for indexing on Inspec and IEEE Xplore

  • A preferential registration rate

  • Selected authors may also be filmed for publication on IET.TV

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Key conference themes:

  • Model based design and computational tools, iterative modelling

  • Standardisation

  • Genome engineering (e.g. CRISPR/CAS9)

  • Automation (robotics and microfluidics)

  • ICT and data handling

  • Testing (including quality control and quality assurance)

  • Bio economics

  • Policy matters

  • Finance

  • Responsible research innovation

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How to submit your abstract

All abstracts will be peer-reviewed, with successful authors invited to present at the conference.

Abstract submission deadline: 21 June 2016

Author notification: 9 August 2016

Download your abstract template >>


It's easy to submit your 1 - 2 page abstract for this event:

  1. Download the abstract template and fill
  2. Log in to the online submission system.
    New user? Follow the links to register you details
  3. Upload your abstract following the 4 step process


I look forward to receiving your submissions.

Yours sincerely,
Prof. Richard Kitney OBE, FREng, DSc(Eng), FCGI
Principal Investigator & Co-Director of SynbiCITE and the Synthetic Biology Hub, Imperial College


Sponsors & Exhibitors

Do you want to be placed at the forefront of a conference that promotes brilliance in British innovation and a future of engineering excellence? Don't miss the opportunity to gain invaluable exposure for your company.

Contact Veronica Kopec for more information and to book your package:

T: +44 (0) 1438 765 676  E:

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Topic Partners

Contact Louise Daniel to discuss how to become a topic partner for the conference:

T: +44 (0) 1438 767269 E:

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The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is working to engineer a better world. We inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community, supporting technology innovation to meet the needs of society. The Institution of Engineering and Technology is registered as a Charity in England and Wales (No. 211014) and Scotland (No. SCO38698). Michael Faraday House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 2AY, United Kingdom.

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