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Accelerating the commercialisation of synthetic biology

Accelerating the commercialisation of synthetic biology

SynbiCITE is a pioneering Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) dedicated to promoting the adoption and use of synthetic biology by industry.

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Some of the leading stories and synthetic biology information from SynbiCITE

IET/SynbiCITE Joint Workshop and Conference on Engineering Biology

SynbiCITE and the IET are planning a joint Engineering Biology workshop and conference for December 2016.

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Lean LaunchPad for Synthetic Biology: Autumn 2016

The entrepreneurial programme Lean LaunchPad for Synthetic Biology returns to London this autumn.

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Innovation, education & collaboration

Recent developments, such as the emergence of CRISPR – a new gene editing tool with unprecedented precision, efficiency and flexibility – are creating exciting opportunities for synthetic biology in industries ranging from life sciences to specialty chemicals to bioenergy.

The vision for SynbiCITE is to create a globally renowned national resource of interacting partners from academia, industry and business, which accelerates the commercialisation of world-class science and the emerging technologies encompassed by synthetic biology and engineering biology into new products, tools and processes.

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Resources

SynbiCITE has a number of resources available to all our partners to use for the translation of their research into new products, tools and processes.

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We partner with some of the world’s most forward-thinking organisations

We support our partners through events and training programmes including problems-solutions brokerage meetings. We provide funding of development projects including seed funding of Proof of Concept projects and follow-on funding of longer, larger projects for the development of prototypes and taking these on to pilot production scale manufacturing.

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Synthetic Biology community

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28 June 2016

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The UK’s First Bio-Hackathon to take place in Cambridge

​The UK’s first Bio-Hackathon takes place in Cambridge this week from 21st – 25th June.

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Applications Open for Lean Launchpad for Synthetic Biology 2016

SynbiCITE is now accepting applications for the next Lean Launchpad for Synthetic Biology, which will be run from September to November 2016.

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Bioversity Hackathon 2016

1 July 2016

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MassChallenge UK

Special offer to all SynbiCITE Partners Are you an early stage venture ready to accelerate your business? Want to be part of a global network of mento...

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