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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16th European Congress on Biotechnology, 13-16 July 2014, Edinburgh

The 16th European Congress of Biotechnology will break new ground without neglecting traditional areas of biotechnology. The programme will include: Plenary lectures by some of the world's top biotechnologists (see Confirmed Speakers below); Highlight events on social...

Synthetic biology enterprise boost as new fund opens for business

Entrepreneurial scientists in the synthetic biology space can benefit from a new £10M investment fund that opens for business today. The new fund will help companies in the early stages of their journey towards sustainability, through investment, strategic support and leveraging private...

TSB competition 'Tools and Services for Synthetic Biology' - slides from consortia building workshops now available

The slides from the recent consortia building workshops for the upcoming TSB competition entitled ' Tools and Services for Synthetic Biology ' are now available in 3 slide decks (links provided below).    Full delegate lists for both the Manchester and Cardiff events are...

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GenoCAD: an open-source computer-assisted-design application for synthetic biology

Researchers at Virginia Tech have published a paper in Bioinformatics reporting the...

Vacancy: SynBio Entrepreneur in Residence at BIS, deadline 29th April 2014

BIS is seeking to recruit a  Synthetic Biology Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) . The...

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Mon 06 Oct 2014

12th Transgenic Technology Meeting

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The program should be of interest to scientists, group leaders, postdoctoral researchers,...

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Sun 13 Jul 2014

16th European Congress on Biotechnology

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The European Congress on Biotechnology is the leading conference for academic and industrial...

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16th European Congress on Biotechnology

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Covering a multitude of sections of biotechnology, including environmental and green...

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