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Joining the Dots in UK Synthetic Biology: Kick Off 2016 with a Series of Community Building Workshops from KTN

UK synthetic biology has benefited from some very proactive policy making. The 2013 Synthetic Biology Roadmap supported the selection of synthetic biology as one the UK’s ‘Eight Great Technologies’ and led to a raft of funding including new synthetic biology [...]

By | January 30th, 2016|Education, Industry Support, News|

Expanding Potential: Fostering an Inclusive STEM Community

Synberc began the Expanding Potential program as a workshop in 2014 centering around women in STEM Underrepresented groups in STEM face unique challenges when progressing through their career path, and industry is no exception. Diversity of people and thought is [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|Education, Industry Support, News|

Gen9 Partners with iGEM to Offer High Quality DNA Parts

Last week, gene synthesis company Gen9 announced a collaboration with iGEM, the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition, that will improve the quality and accessibility of the iGEM associated Registry of Standard Biological Parts. The purpose of the registry is to [...]

By | September 10th, 2015|DNA Synthesis, Education, Industry Providers, Industry Support, News|

iGEM: Catalyzing Entrepreneurs and Startups in Synthetic Biology

The “e” in iGEM stands for “engineered”. Everyone knows that. But there’s another e-word iGEM headquarters wants teams to consider: entrepreneurship. It may seem odd considering iGEM decided to retire the Entrepreneurship track after the 2014 Jamboree, but it makes [...]

By | August 19th, 2015|Education, Industry Support, News|

iGEM and IDT Announce Free DNA

Imagine what more than 250 iGEM teams can do with 5Mb of DNA! IDT is partnering with iGEM to make synthetic biology more accessible by offering 20kb of custom DNA free of charge to each team competing in the iGEM [...]

By | April 17th, 2015|DNA Synthesis, Education, Industry Providers, Industry Support, News|

Lean LaunchPad – the Scientific Method for Entrepreneurship

After Steve Blank’s fantastic keynote at SynBioBeta London 2014, Lean Launchpad is now back at Imperial College. The three top startup teams will be sharing their customer discovery journeys--from conception to where they are now. Over the last 12 weeks, [...]

By | April 15th, 2015|Education, Industry Support, News|