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Do you have ideas that involve fermentation, bio-based materials & bio-pharma?

Ajinomoto Group launches  Innovation Alliance Program  to search for open innovation opportunities with researchers and research institutions in the area of fermentation, bio-based...

IET / SynbiCITE seminar on Engineering Biology, 5 April, London - Book your place now!

The Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET) are teaming up with SynbiCITE to bring you the IET / SynbiCITE seminar on Engineering Biology taking place at the newly refurbished...

$7M investment for development of Sphere Fluidic's single cell analysis and characterization system

Sphere Fluidics Limited  has just secured $7 million in the First Close of its new investment round. The latter will complete shortly with even more funding already in the...

February workshops looking to join the dots in UK synthetic biology

Blog by Andy Boyce, KTN Knowledge Transfer Manager for Synthetic Biology   Biology has found fantastically clever and efficient ways of conducting complex chemical...

World Health Organization gives support to trials of GM mosquitoes to fight Zika virus

It is being reported that the World Health Organization (WHO) has given its support to trials of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes as part of the fight against the Zika virus. According...

UK Workshop on Big Data, Robotics and Autonomous Systems in Synthetic Biology

UK Workshop on Big Data, Robotics and Autonomous Systems in Synthetic Biology Date:  Wednesday 9th March 2016 Venue:  Crowne Plaza Hotel, Liverpool L3 1QW Sponsored by EPSRC...

Biopharmaceutical Analytical Group Symposium, 15-16 Mar, Darlington

The 3rd Biopharmaceutical Analytical Group Symposium, organised by CPI and KTN, will present the latest developments in bioanalytical characterisation relating to emerging technologies and will...

Mining for synthetic biology - workshop and hackathon, 10-11 March, TGAC, Norwich

The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) is holding a ContentMine Workshop & Hackathon on the theme of mining for synthetic biology on 10-11 March 2016 in Norwich. Registration...

Biorenewable Nylon form Yeast and Sugar

Engineers from Iowa State University have developed a technique to create biorenewable nylon from sugar using a genetically modified strain of yeast and a form of hybrid catalysis. Through...

Chemical cages: New technique advances synthetic biology

Living systems rely on a dizzying variety of chemical reactions essential to development and survival. Most of these involve a specialized class of protein molecules - enzymes. In a new...

New industrial collaboration to use synbio to improve process for producing chemical building block

Arzeda, a synthetic biology company, and Mitsubishi Rayon, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation that manufactures chemicals, plastics, and fibers, have announced an...

Call for presentations: KTN workshop on Advanced Sensing for Biosciences, 16 March, London

Much of the recent revolution in Bioscience and Clinical research has come through our ability to study the behaviour of biological systems at the molecular, cellular and physiological scales....

Dstl showcases its work in the emerging technology area of synthetic biology

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory ( Dstl ) is committing up to £18 million over the next 4 years exploring the potential impact of synthetic biology on the UK’s defence and security...

Synthetic biopathway turns agricultural waste into “green” spandex

A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota has engineered a new synthetic biopathway to turn agricultural waste into useful products including spandex. The study has been...

L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowships Programme for 2016 open for applications

Over 17 years ago, L’Oréal and UNESCO founded the For Women in Science programme to promote and highlight the importance of ensuring greater participation of women in science. Each year,...

Applications now open for the 2016 Synthetic Genome Summer Course

Applications are now open for the 2016 Synthetic Genome Summer Course - a one-week residential summer school package in Edinburgh, UK consisting of a 5-day workshop & a 2-day major...

Register now for the 5th Annual Sc2.0 and Synthetic Genomes Conference

On July 8th-9th 2016 scientists from around the world will convene in Edinburgh at Dynamic Earth to discuss the progress of the international synthetic yeast genome project as well...

European funding for biobased Industries

The Bio-based Industries (BBI) Joint Undertaking (JU) will launch a new  Call for Proposals  on 18 April 2016, with a scheduled closing date for proposals of 15...

Crossing Biological Membranes Network (CBMNet) funding for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy projects

Crossing Biological Membranes Network (CBMNet), a BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (NIBB) currently has several types of funding available. For information on the...

Newly discovered bacteria may enable photosynthetic biofuel production

A bacterium found in the Gobi desert,  Gemmatimonadetes , can springboard the research in biofuels. The studies to  Gemmantiminadetes  phylum revealed that belong to...
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