The Synthetic Biology Special Interest Group (SynBio-SIG) has been set up to help partner the UK's research-base expertise in synthetic biology with relevant industrial communities.

The aim is to ensure the translation and development of the UK's world-leading synthetic biology research into commercial applications. 

Featured news

Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst - Round 4 Now Open

Innovate UK, The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) & the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are to invest £34m in major integrated...

Creating an Environment to Support Investment and Innovation in Synthetic Biology

The UK and US are each leaders in enabling and realising the potential economic benefits of synthetic biology.  In October 2014, the UK Synthetic Biology Leadership Council (SBLC) and the...

Upcoming events

Sun 11 Sep 2016

European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Sciences 2016

Sep 11 / 09:00 until Sep 14 / 17:00

ESBES, organised bi-annually by the European Society of Biochemical Engineering Sciences (ESBES)...

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Wed 06 Apr 2016

SynBioBeta London 2016

All Day

Save the date! More info to follow in due course.

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Mon 14 Dec 2015

Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology

All Day

Synthetic Biology is heralded as a novel approach to the engineering of biosystems that will set...

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Latest news

Job opportunities at Ingenza: Senior Biochemist, Senior Molecular Biologist and Bioinformatician, Research Assistant

Ingenza currently has 3 job opportunities that may be of interest. For full details of...

US House of Representatives votes to accelerate translation of discoveries through the 21st Century Cures Act

The US House of Representatives has voted in favour of the 21st Century Cures Act, legislation...

Standards for plant synthetic biology: a common syntax for exchange of DNA parts

A paper has recently been published in New Phytologist on the theme of "Standards for plant...

SBLC Open Meeting: 16 July 2015

The Synthetic Biology Leadership Council will hold an "open meeting" to which members of the synthetic biology community and wider public are invited on 16th July 2015. 

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Communicating the Bioeconomy

Communicating the bioeconomy' – a series of infographics prepared by the three UK Bioscience Leadership Councils (IBLF, ATLC, SBLC). Further information on these infographics is available on request via bioeconomy@bbsrc.ac.uk.

Opportunities

Job opportunities at Ingenza: Senior Biochemist, Senior Molecular Biologist and Bioinformatician, Research Assistant

Ingenza currently has 3 job opportunities that may be of interest. For full details of...

Save the date: Horizon 2020 funding briefing for resource efficient bio-based value chains, 13 October, Manchester

Feeding a changing world – Horizon 2020 funding for resource efficient bio-based value...

SynbiCITE invitation to take part in a survey and interactive working session on 'Industrialising Synthetic Biology'

SynbiCITE are  canvassing your views on how to improve the UK’s approach and efforts...

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