Connect with the Global Synthetic Biology Community

The focus of this year’s conference is to connect the global synthetic biology community by fostering the dialogue between entrepreneurs, business executives, tech practitioners, technology scouts, academics, and investors. Join us for insightful discussions on: advancements in metabolic engineering, designer biomaterials, engineering biology for consumer products, engineering environmental sustainability in the circular economy, hardware to make biology easier to engineer, public perception on engineering biology, and if synthetic biology will be the key to our future health.

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SynBioBeta London 2017

Date & Location:

April 4, 2017 - April 6, 2017
9:30 am - 2:00 pm 

Sherfield Building, Imperial College London
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Featured Speakers

Janet Bainbridge

Janet Bainbridge
UK Trade & Investment

Thomas P. Bostick

Thomas P. Bostick
Intrexon

Speakers

Tahel Altman

Tahel Altman
SynVaccine

Ryan Bethencourt

Ryan Bethencourt
SOSventures

Will Canine

Will Canine
OpenTrons

Ryan Cawood

Ryan Cawood
Oxford Genetics

Natsai Audrey Chieza

Natsai Audrey Chieza
Faber Futures

Davide De Lucrezia

Davide De Lucrezia
Explora Biotech

Joanna Dupont Inglis

Joanna Dupont Inglis
EuropaBio

Tim Fell

Tim Fell
Synthace

Paul Freemont

Paul Freemont
SynbiCITE

Sabrina German

Sabrina German
Primordial Genetics

Klaus Hentrich

Klaus Hentrich
TTP Labtech

Stephan Herrera

Stephan Herrera
Evolva

Kevin Holden

Kevin Holden
Synthego

Richard Kitney

Richard Kitney
SynbiCITE

Amy Liao

Amy Liao
GENEWIZ

Emily Leproust

Emily Leproust
Twist Bioscience

Teng Li

Teng Li
BluePHA

Yvonne Linney

Yvonne Linney
Transcriptic

Dirk Loeffert

Dirk Loeffert
BioMillenia

Irina Makkaveeva

Irina Makkaveeva
protocols.io

Louis Metzger

Louis Metzger
Novartis

Aaron Nesser

Aaron Nesser
AlgiKnit

Giles Ochs

Giles Ochs
Prospect Bio

Petra Oyston

Petra Oyston
DSTL

Ben Reeve

Ben Reeve
CustoMem

Sandra Rey

Sandra Rey
Glowee

Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts
Synpromics

Isabel Rocha

Isabel Rocha
SilicoLife

Morten Sommer

Morten Sommer
Biosyntia

Per Tomani

Per Tomani
LignoCity

Simon Trancart

Simon Trancart
Heurisko

Mandy Vink

Mandy Vink
Codexis

Sean Ward

Sean Ward
Synthace

Renee Wegrzyn

Renee Wegrzyn
DARPA

Bethan Wolfenden

Bethan Wolfenden
Bento Bio

Aleksandra Wlodek

Aleksandra Wlodek
Isomerase Therapeutics

Thomas Ybert

Thomas Ybert
DNA Script

Advisory Committee

John Cumbers

John Cumbers
SynBioBeta

Paul Freemont

Paul Freemont
SynbiCITE

Sarah Haywood

Sarah Haywood
MedCity

Richard Kitney

Richard Kitney
SynbiCITE

Amy Liao

Amy Liao
GENEWIZ

Yvonne Linney

Yvonne Linney
Transcriptic

John Sgouros

John Sgouros
BioMax

Kate Wildauer

Kate Wildauer
SynBioBeta

Day 1 – April 4th

Moderator: Richard Kitney, SynbiCITE
Speakers: Janet Bainbridge, UKTI
Birgit Wiltschi, ACIB
Michel Manach, Toulouse White Biotechnology
Nethaji Gallage, University of Copenhagen
Isabel Rocha, SilicoLife
Ping Yang, Synbio Technologies
Yvonne Linney, Transcriptic
General Thomas Bostick, Intrexon
Moderator: TBC
Speakers: Louis Metzger, Novartis
Volker Morath, TUM
Tahel Altman, SynVaccine
Aleksandra Wlodek, Isomerase Therapeutics
TBC, Biomax
Ryan Cawood, Oxford Genetics
Tim Fell, Synthace
Hermann Hauser, Amadeus Capital Partners
Moderator: Emily Leproust, Twist Bioscience
Speakers: Emily Leproust, Twist Bioscience
Thomas Ybert, DNA Script
Klaus Hentrich, TTP Labtech
Axel Trefzer, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Mandy Vink, Codexis
Kevin Holden, Synthego

Day 2 – April 5th

Joyce Tait, Innogen Institute
Mark Lynas, Environmental Writer
Moderator: Amy Tayler, Knowledge Transfer Network
Speakers: Per Tomani, LignoCity
Ben Reeve, CustoMem
Sandra Rey, Glowee
Moderator: Paul Freemont, SynbiCITE
Speakers: Petra Oyston, DSTL
Natsai Chieza, Faber Futures
Li Teng, BluePHA
Aaron Nesser, AlgiKnit
Moderator: Amy Liao, GENEWIZ
Speakers: Simon Trancart, Heurisko
Michael Roberts, Synpromics
Morten Sommer, Biosyntia
Sabrina German, Primordial Genetics
Dave Wernick, Weizmann Institute of Science
Moderator: TBC
Speakers: Davide De Lucrezia, Explora Biotech
Irina Makkaveeva, Protocols.io
Bethan Wolfenden, Bento Bioworks
Giles Ochs, Prospect Bio
Sean Ward, Synthace
Will Canine, Opentrons
Dirk Loeffert, Biomillenia

Day 3 – April 6th

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Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities: Reach the Global Synthetic Biology Community

SynBioBeta London provides an excellent platform for networking and learning. Our sponsorship and exhibitor packages are flexible and provide lots of opportunities for you to connect with the community.
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iGEM

iGEM Community receives 30% off registration. Get the code.

Breakdown of SynBioBeta London 2016 Attendees

Meet Top Level Executives and Get Down to Business

SynBioBeta draws a strong crowd of Founders, Executives, Directors, and Managers across a number of industry markets. With our partnering meeting tools and dedicated meeting space at the event you have ample chances to connect.

Attendees by Job Level

SynBioBeta London 2017 Attendees by Job Level

A Strong Focus on Industry while Connecting Academia

Industry companies and startups make up for almost 50% of attendance, while another 38% is represented by academia. This mix helps provide attendees with the opportunity to connect and discuss the latest science and business.

Attendees by Type

SynBioBeta London 2017 Attendees by Type

Get a Bird’s-eye view of the Industry and What’s Next

A unique blend of attendees and speakers from markets including Biotechnology, Academic, Venture Capital, Industrial, Medical, and Biopharmaceutical give you a
bird’s-eye view of the industry and what’s coming next.

Attendees by Industry

SynBioBeta London 2017 Attendees by Industry

Who Should Attend?

Industry and Startups
Get critical opportunities to network, exhibit, and make the connections that you and your company need to grow.

Investors and Angels
Keep a finger on the pulse of technological development, and meet founders and investors as you hunt for your next unicorn.

Technology Scouts
Learn who the leading lights are in each segment, identify value-adding technologies, and lay the groundwork for further deals.

Academics
Gain access to professionals ranging from eager potential cofounders to sagely experienced entrepreneurs and well-connected investors.

Students and Biohackers
Get yourself involved by meeting industry leaders and laying the groundwork for your community connections.

Pioneers and Thought-leaders
Meet the people leading the field or coming to the conference from other industry leadership positions.

Policy makers
Meet those creating vibrant innovation ecosystems in their global and local regions.

Tech Practitioners
Hear about the latest technology, spot the upcoming trends, and meet the key people busily building the future.

Cancellation Policy:
Registered attendees can transfer their ticket to another person, another SynBioBeta event, or cancel up to 30 days before the event for a $50 change fee. No refunds will be issued less than 30 days before the event. Please contact kristen.bassill@synbiobeta.com for more information.

Accommodation

The recommended hotel accommodation for SynBioBeta London 2017 is: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London – Hyde Park 150 Bayswater Road, London, W2 4RT, United Kingdom. All rooms are on a first come first serve basis and are filling up quickly. To reserve a room and get the discounted rate, you must fill out the booking form and email it to: Dominika Klimunt (groups@doubletreelondonhydepark.co.uk) along with the Booking Code: GSYNC. If you have any other questions please contact Jeff Wagenmann, Director of Events & Facilities at SynBioBeta.