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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Invitation to Consultation Workshop: Refreshing the UK Roadmap for Synthetic Biology

Consultation Workshop to  Refresh the UK Roadmap for Synthetic Biology Tuesday 16th June 2015 Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham Three years after the publication of the  Synthetic Biology Roadmap , we want to invite a broad range of stakeholders to help us...

£34m funding available from Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst - Round 4

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 research and development projects through the Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst. Round 4 of the...

April edition of the SynBio SIG newsletter now available

The April edition of the SynBio SIG newsletter , packed with interesting news updates, forthcoming events, and funding & competitions, is available now. You can view the newsletter by  clicking here . Don't want to miss out in future? Make sure that you have joined the...

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 US National Academies' Forum on Synthetic Biology co-hosted a meeting for high-level discussions...

Upcoming events

Wed 04 Nov 2015

SynBioBeta San Francisco

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The next SynBioBeta San Francisco conference will take place on 4-6 November 2015. Further...

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Tue 20 Oct 2015

2nd Synthetic Biology Congress

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The 2nd Synthetic Biology Congress 2015 will be held on 19th-20th October 2015 in London, UK. ...

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Thu 17 Sep 2015

Engineering the Membrane for Improved Cell Factories

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The Crossing Biological Membranes Network (CBMNet), a BBSRC NIBB, is holding a research synposium...

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Semiconductor Synthetic Biology Consortium funded by US National Institute of Standards and Technology

Semiconductor Research Corporation  (SRC), a university-research consortium for...

Invitation to Consultation Workshop: Refreshing the UK Roadmap for Synthetic Biology

Consultation Workshop to  Refresh the UK Roadmap for Synthetic Biology Tuesday...

Refreshing the UK Roadmap for Synthetic Biology

Consultation Workshop
16th June, Birmingham

Three years after the publication of the Synthetic Biology Roadmap, we want to invite a broad range of stakeholders to help us refresh the Roadmap.

Professor Lionel Clarke, with support from SBLC, SynBio SIG), Research Councils, and Innovate UK invite you to participate in an initial consultation workshop.

Apply to take part by 3 June 2015.

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Industry, Academics, SMEs....
 


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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

BrisSynBio Research Fellowships in Synthetic Biology at University of Bristol

The BBSRC/EPSRC-funded Bristol Synthetic Biology Research Centre (BrisSynBio) invites...

Technology inspired innovation competition now open

Innovate UK is to invest up to £3 million in feasibility studies to stimulate innovation...

£34m funding available from Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst - Round 4

Innovate UK, The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) & the...

Johns Hopkins University launches an online course on SynBio, bioethics and public policy

About the Course Synbio is a diverse field with diverse applications, and the different...

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