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Brexit Is Chance to Spur Biotechnology, May’s Policy Chief Says

A Bloomberg markets article reports that Brexit is an incredible opportunity for the U.K. to push its expertise in biotechnology and other sciences as the country is freed from burdensome...

Ontario Genomics report on Synthetic Biology in Ontario, opportunities for UK-Canada collaboration

Biology holds the key to all of humanity’s industrial, environmental and health challenges. What is left for us to do is pinpoint the right solutions from the genomes of...

£220 million for cutting-edge new technology

Philip Hammond has unveiled a package of support which includes £220 million for the life science and university sectors to help technology breakthroughs translate into commercial success, as...

Webinar on funding opportunities for industrial biotechnology & synthetic biology

Earlier this year we held a webinar to explore funding opportunities for industrial biotechnology & synthetic biology in what was then the new Innovate UK delivery plan. We have since...

Nuffield Council on Bioethics publishes Genome Editing: an ethical review

Genome editing techniques such as the CRISPR-Cas9 system are transforming many areas of biological research. This review was carried out by an interdisciplinary Working Group that included...

Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conference on Synthetic Biology

The Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on Synthetic Biology will be held on 28 November to 2 December 2016 in Suzhou, China, located approximately 60 miles west of Shanghai. The conference...

Chair of KTN to be part of judging panel in the Bio-start competition

SynbiCITE and Rainbow Seed Fund have announced that Dr David Lawrence, Non-executive Director at Syngenta, Chairman of the Science and Technology Advisory Board, and Chairman...

IBioIC’s 3rd Annual Conference – Delivering Impact, 26 & 27 January 2017, Glasgow

Now in its third year, IBioIC's annual conference returns for 2017 and is fast becoming the main 'go to' event for the biotech industry in Scotland. Attracting over 400 hundred bio-based...

Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellowships

The Royal Society of Edinburgh has announced that the following Enterprise Fellowships are now open for applications:   BBSRC Enterprise Fellowships Applicants must...

Biotech Week kicks off across the globe

PRESS RELEASE 26 September 2016 –  EuropaBio is delighted to open a new edition of the European Biotech Week that is growing into a global success story this year. Between 26...

£15M Emerging & Enabling Technologies Competition - Register now for briefing events

The Knowledge Transfer Network, in partnership with Innovate UK, will be hosting a series of events across the UK to discuss Innovate UK's forthcoming competition ‘ Emerging and Enabling...

£11M cell and gene therapies industrial manufacture funding competition

Innovate UK is to invest up to £11 million in collaborative research and development projects to stimulate large-scale manufacturing in the cell and gene therapy sector. They are seeking...

Learn how to start exporting with the Department for International Trade

Between 14th September and 8th November 2016 the Department for International Trade (DIT) – London and South East Regions  will be running “Kick-Start your Export Success”, a series of...

Did you miss the Health & Life Sciences Competition Briefing? Recording of webcast available now

Innovate UK is investing up to £15 million in projects addressing technical or commercial challenges in health and life sciences (H&LS), with the aim of increasing competitiveness for UK...

100,000 bioengineers in 100 days!

Amino Labs and The BioBuilder Educational Foundation invite everyone to become a virtual bioengineer, with a target of 100,000 participants in 100 days.    The #100kbio...

SynbiCITE Announces 4-day MBA for Future Biotechnology Leaders

SynbiCITE, in association with the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBiolC) will run another of its 4-Day MBA courses for biotech entrepreneurs in Glasgow from 20-24 November. This...

Register now for £4m Antimicrobial Resistance Competition Briefing on 19 Sept

UK organisations can apply for a share of up to £4 million capital investment that will enable research into antimicrobial resistance and advance the development of new products and...

University of Bristol Biomedical and Health Industry Day, 24 Nov 2016

Would you like to hear about the research priorities in health care at the University of Bristol, make connections and contribute to their strategy?   University of Bristol...

Prokarium to develop an oral vaccine against Zika virus infection

Prokarium has announced the start of its programme to develop an oral vaccine against Zika virus infection. Using the Company’s know-how in synthetic biology, the new vaccine will be active...

£15M Health & Life Sciences Competition now open

Innovate UK is investing up to £15 million in projects addressing technical or commercial challenges in health and life sciences (H&LS), with the aim of increasing competitiveness for UK...
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