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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|

Industry’s Growing Maturity on Display at SynBioBeta London

You probably know how synthetic biology applies to your work, but how would you define it? I describe synthetic biology as "the application of engineering principles to and reduction of biological systems to their fundamental parts for the purpose of [...]