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. 

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Register now for biobased industries funding information and consortium building event, 3 March, Manchester

European funding for biobased Industries - Information and Consortium Building Event, 3rd March 2016, Manchester This free to attend event will give details about the new...

SynBioBeta early bird registration ends 5 February

  SynBioBeta London 2016: C onnect with the Global Synthetic Biology Community April 6th - 8th, at Imperial College London, UK   ...

Speakers announced for scale-up, robotics and automation workshops, 24 & 25 Feb, Manchester

We are pleased to announce that we have a great programme of speakers lined up for the two KTN, Innovate UK and Dstl organised workshops that are being held at the Manchester...

H2020 funding opportunities for SynBio

Under the 'Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEIT)' part of H2020 you can find funding for ‘biotechnology’ (as well as ‘advanced manufacturing & processing,’...


JPIAMR funding call: Unravelling the dynamics of transmission and selection of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

The Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance ( JPIAMR ) has launched its 3rd...

Synthetic biology for novel materials competition now open - deadline 14 April

This Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) themed competition seeks ambitious concepts to...

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