Connect with the Synthetic Biology Global Community

Our Partner SynBioBeta brings together the  Synthetic Biology Global Community in London, right after the GapSummit 2016! Early Bird Registration for SynBioBeta London starts January 7th and runs through February 5th offering a big discount of 20% off the regular ticket cost. SynBioBeta London 2016 is the premiere synthetic biology conference for the industry – bringing the global community together to share best practices and learn. Who Should Attend? Tech Practitioners Industry and Start-ups Investors and Angels Technology Scouts Academics Students and Biohackers Telling from first hand GBR experience SynBioBeta offers a great atmosphere and interesting insights.…Read more

Synthetic Biology Continues to Grow in the U.S., Raising More than $0.5B in 2015

In the past year, industrial applications for synthetic biology have simply exploded. Just in 2015, SynBio companies in the United States have raised more than half a billion dollars to advance fields as diverse as personalized medicine and next-generation textiles. The dramatic increase in synbio investment is primarily concentrated in two transcostal hubs: the greater San Francisco and Boston areas. Companies in San Francisco have benefitted from a very supportive startup culture, taking advantage of infrastructure laid down from years of Silicon Valley endeavours. The startup process has been streamlined in the area…Read more

What are the key factors to let Synthetic Biotechnology flourish in the UK?

The excitement in the synthetic biology community in the UK is palpable. It’s apparent in the buzz at SynBio meetings and conferences, but also evident by the sector’s rapid growth in the UK in the last five years. Thanks to the UK government’s pro-active mindset towards the industry - having identified SynBio as one of its seven key enabling technologies, it is perhaps the only country to have a coordinated and cohesive SynBio plan in place (in the form of the Synthetic Biology Roadmap). SynBio companies that set up shop in the UK…Read more