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SynbiCITE and Rainbow Seed Fund Announce New £200k Competition for Engineering Biology

SynbiCITE and Rainbow Seed Fund announce the launch of Bio-Start, an annual competition to support early stage companies in the field of synthetic biology.

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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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Innovation, education & collaboration

Watch SynbiCITE's new film to get an insight into the potential that synthetic biology offers us all.

Synthetic biology is unlocking significant new opportunities for industries ranging from life sciences and specialty chemicals to bioenergy and waste remediation. By facilitating the creation of new tools and techniques, synbio has the potential to reshape many technologies to affect our lives positively and to reduce the impact that we have on our planet. Synbio is the engineering of biology and it’s already helping to make many businesses more effective, more productive and more environmentally friendly.

SynbiCITE has created a globally renowned national resource of interacting partners from academia, industry and business across the UK which accelerates the commercialisation of world-class science and the emerging technologies encompassed by synthetic biology and engineering biology into new products, tools, processes and services.

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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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SynbiCITE and Business Reporter release 'Nature Knows Best' Synthetic Biology Documentary

SynbiCITE has produced the synthetic biology documentary ‘Nature Knows Best’ in partnership with Business Reporter magazine.

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Some Thoughts on the Engineering of Biology

Prof Richard Kitney, Co-Director SynbiCITEIt is almost a decade and a half since Tom Knight introduced the concept of BioBricks, or standard biologica...

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Nordic Life Science Days 2016

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Entrepreneur Q&A: Ted Fjallman

Q: What is your background?A: Scientist – I liked physics and genetics, but I was already interested in business and communication (and history) at a ...

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