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The Number of Biology-based Startups Funded by Y Combinator Has Grown Significantly

Who are Y Combinator? Most of us will have heard of them already, but for those who are new to the start-up scene: Y Combinator provide seed funding for start-ups. They make small investments (USD 120k) in start-ups for equity [...]

What Incubators and Accelerators Are Playing a Critical Role in the Synthetic Biology Ecosystem?

The start-up scene. A world of endless possibilities, in which everyone you meet is fizzing with ideas, collaborations, and investment prospects. A world where party gossip revolves around minimum viable products and seed round funding. A world where the future [...]

UK Profile: Dr. John Collins, Commercial Director of SynbiCITE

Synthetic Biology is an interdisciplinary branch of biology that captures elements of science, technology and engineering. The amount of novel and exciting research being carried out in this field is growing rapidly and it has the potential to solve many [...]

By | May 21st, 2015|Industry Support, News, Startup Incubators and Accelerators|

IndieBio Ups the Ante With $250k for Each New Startup

IndieBio, SOSventures dedicated biotech accelerator, upped the ante for new startups today by announcing it will put $250k into each new company that comes through its program. The seed stage incubator which will be ready for the new class in [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|Industry Support, News, Startup Incubators and Accelerators|

How SynbiCITE Is Bridging the Gap Between Academia and Industry

How SynbiCITE Is Bridging the Gap Between Academia and Industry. Image - Flickr, Andreas Levers Synthetic biology is growing rapidly and a lot of focus is going into how exciting research can be realized commercially in order to industrialize biology. [...]

By | April 16th, 2015|Industry Support, News, Startup Incubators and Accelerators|

A Quick Look at the First IndieBio Batch

Traditionally biotech startups are difficult ventures to handle. They typically require lots of money and other resources to start, months, if not years, to develop a proof-of-principle and have complex IP issues, not to mention profits are elusive. Products are [...]

By | February 3rd, 2015|Industry Support, News, Startup Incubators and Accelerators|