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Brexit: What it means for UK Biotech?

Global Biotech Revolution stands for the values of connecting and growing the global bio-economy through inter-generational debate. The referendum result in favour of the UK leaving the EU has caused major discontent from the younger voting demographic, most of whom voted to “Remain”. This vote affects young researchers and world-class UK universities who receive a significant contribution through EU scholarships, research funding… Read more

The Commercial Education Gap

As a small, advancing economy, New Zealand has made its mark as a leading region for science and research intellect and labour. Universities and crown research institutes (CRIs) are above the OECD average for scientific publications. This is a reflection of the core responsibility and business of the academic and research environment to publish… Read more

Q&A: PHILIP HEMME, CEO OF LABIOTECH.EU – THE START-UP THAT’S REFRESHING EUROPE’S BIOTECH

Philip Hemme (@PhilipHemme) is the Co-Founder and CEO of GBR’s partner organisation Labiotech.eu. Recently, we had a chance to do a short Q&A with Philip to find out how Labiotech is helping to improve the European Biotech… Read more

Backyard Biology - How DIY Biotech is Sparking New Public Interest

Thermal cyclers, centrifuges, incubators, pipette tips and Eppendorf tubes - biological research has long been an expensive exercise under the exclusive purview of research institutions with vast budgets and swathes of graduate students. However, a growing social movement is trying to change this attitude, putting the biological sciences back in… Read more