Synthetic Biology
Partnering the UK’s growing synthetic biology industry with industrial collaborators, research-base expertise, investment opportunities and funders

Partnering the UK’s growing synthetic biology industry with industrial collaborators, research-base expertise, investment opportunities and funders

The Synthetic Biology Special Interest Group (SynBio SIG) helps to partner the UK’s research-base expertise in synthetic biology with industrial collaborators, investment opportunities and funders. Funded by Innovate UK ad BBSRC, the SynBio SIG is

Funded by Innovate UK ad BBSRC, the SynBio SIG is coordinated by the Knowledge Transfer Network to bring together the UK’s best and brightest biotechnologists and help them form new, productive partnerships and collaborations.

We are working hard with the UK Synthetic Biology Leadership Council (SBLC) in the implementation of Biodesign for the Bioeconomy, the UK Synthetic Biology Strategic Plan 2016, to establish an internationally competitive synthetic biology industry in the UK.

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Contact Amy Tayler, SynBio SIG lead

 

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05.07.17

4 key challenges the UK chemical industry is facing today

The Head of Chemistry & Industrial Biotechnology at the Knowledge Transfer Network shares his insights.
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Newton Bhabha UK–India Industrial Waste Challenge 2017

UK organisations can apply for a share of £8 million to work with Indian partners on biotechnology solutions for industrial waste challenges in India.
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05.06.17
Closes:
18.10.17
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12.10.16

Design meets Synthetic Biology

Biologists, engineers, designers, artists and social scientists have come together to explore how synthetic biology can be influenced by design.
Article:
12.10.16

Special feature on UK synthetic biology resources: Edinburgh Genome Foundry

Dr Hille Tekotte describes the activities and services available for synthetic biologist through the Edinburgh Genome Foundry.
Article:
11.10.16

Special feature on UK synthetic biology start-ups: LabGenius

Exciting new synthetic biology start-ups are emerging as a result of huge investment in UK research.
Article:
12.09.16

Special feature on UK synthetic biology resources: Liverpool GeneMill

In the first of a series of special features on synthetic biology, Linda D’Amore writes about the Liverpool GeneMill.