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SynBioBeta Opens Memberships and Registration for San Francisco 2016

SynBioBeta is coming back to San Francisco this October 4th-6th at a new venue, the South San Francisco Conference Center, for the 5th Annual SynBioBeta SF 2016.  SynBioBeta SF 2016 is the prime conference for the synthetic biology industry, where [...]

‘Protecting Intellectual Property in China’: A SynBioBeta Panel Set for June in Beijing

A panel discussion “Protecting Intellectual Property in China during the first-ever SynBioBeta Activate! China Toledo, Ohio has been the nation’s glass-manufacturing capital for more than a century. Deciding to showcase the city’s glassmaking legacy, the Toledo Museum of Art in [...]

By | May 10th, 2016|Advocacy/Trade, Industry Support, News|

UK Synthetic Biology: Basic Research Moving Towards Commercialization

In the past few decades, the commercialization of basic science research is continually gaining traction. This trend is happening across several fields of study. The move toward commercialization has been particularly notable in synthetic biology, with the UK and the [...]

By | March 29th, 2016|Advocacy/Trade, Industry Support, News|

For UK’s Synthetic Biology Community, a ‘Roadmap’ Evolves into ‘Strategic Plan’

For the last four years, the vision and direction for the United Kingdom’s synthetic biology community has been spelled out in a 32-page report titled “A Synthetic Biology Roadmap for the UK,” produced by an independent panel of experts under [...]

By | February 24th, 2016|Advocacy/Trade, Industry Support, News|

Tim Dafforn is Appointed BIS’s Chief Scientific Adviser

Professor Tim Dafforn has been appointed as the new Chief Scientific Adviser at the UK’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Professor Dafforn took up his post on June 1st, and he succeeds Professor John Perkins CBE. What is BIS? [...]

By | June 3rd, 2015|Advocacy/Trade, Industry Support, News|

A Refreshed Version of the UK Synthetic Biology Roadmap

The Synthetic Biology SIG team and The Knowledge Transfer Network are organizing a consultation workshop in Birmingham on June 16th to refresh the UK Synthetic Biology Roadmap, which is nearly three years old. The work is being led by Lionel [...]

By | May 22nd, 2015|Advocacy/Trade, Industry Support, News|