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What is synthetic biology?

What is synthetic biology?

Synthetic biology is an emerging discipline that is providing the tools to deliver greater speed, cost-effectiveness and predictability to the design of biological systems.

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Revolutionising the application of engineering biology in technology and industry

Synthetic biology is an emerging discipline that is providing the tools to deliver greater speed, cost-effectiveness and predictability to the design of biological systems. An inter-disciplinary field, which blends biology, engineering and informatics to resolve many of the world’s most pressing health, environmental and economic problems. We have a wealth of resources available to help start-ups, SMEs, industry and academia achieve this.

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Responsible innovation

We are committed to ensuring that synthetic biology innovation is carried out responsibly. Our aim is to ensure that the work of our academic and industrial partners provides innovative solutions to important societal challenges, and does so ethically and legally and with the safety of society and the environment as a priority.

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Mass market application potential

Our industrial partners are already working in these areas, and the mission of SynbiCITE is to accelerate turning this work into marketable products and processes, tools and services