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‘Consider Scotland’ Says IBioIC, Offering £1 Million for SynBio Projects

If your industrial biotechnology research team doesn’t already include a Scot, you might consider adding one. It could mean up to £200,000 in funding. That’s the offer that Scotland’s Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) will announce this week at the BIO [...]

By | April 16th, 2016|Financial Services, Industry Support, News|

Money Money Money: SynBioBeta London’s Investor Panel

Got a great idea, a strong patent, and a close-knit team? Sounds like you have the perfect basis for a successful start-up – now it’s just a matter of getting some money. Right? Hahaha, no. Fund-raising, unfortunately, is not quite so [...]

By | April 3rd, 2016|Financial Services, Industry Support, News|

Blue Sky Bio Competition: Eight Minutes to Talk, $500K in Prizes. Which Team Has What it Takes?

The Blue Sky Bio competition Three teams enter, one team leaves…with the grand prize at least. Yes, it’s time for the Blue Sky Bio competition, in which we and our sponsors help to support up-and-coming synthetic biology companies. The applications [...]

By | October 24th, 2015|Financial Services, Industry Support, News|

Investment Trends in Synthetic Biology Companies: What are the Key Updates?

The pitch. Two simple words which send fear into the hearts of nervous entrepreneurs around the world. The moment when you sit down with a busy venture capitalist, take a deep breath, and try to persuade them of your start-up’s [...]

By | October 15th, 2015|Financial Services, Industry Support, News|

Taking Experiments From Lab to Market – Thoughts from SynBioBeta London

One of the most satisfying things about working with early stage biotech ventures is helping start-ups execute on their ideas. At Rainbow Seed Fund we invest in scientists with ground breaking technology, who are highly capable on identifying applications but [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|Financial Services, Industry Support, News|

How the UK Brings University Technologies to Market: A Review of Rainbow Seed Fund

Governments invest huge sums of money in research to spur economic growth with technological advances, but a return on this investment is contingent on scientific innovation moving from the university lab to the marketplace. In the UK, the Research Council [...]

By | April 22nd, 2015|Financial Services, Industry Support, News|