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Applications Open for Lean Launchpad for Synthetic Biology 2016

last modified Jul 05, 2016 04:44 PM
SynbiCITE is now accepting applications for the next Lean Launchpad for Synthetic Biology, which will be run from September to November 2016.

The 10-week programme starts with 2-days of lectures and workshops on 15-16 September. Thereafter the class meets once a week in the evening to report on progress and attend topic specific lectures (IP, regulation, raising funds etc). At the end of 10 weeks, the teams pitch in front of the LLP faculty and investors.

  • Admission is limited to a maximum of 10 teams (apply early)
  • Admission is by Interview
  • Admission is by Teams/Companies, not individuals
  • Participation is free
  • SynbiCITE takes no equity
  • Successful participation is preparation for Proof of Concept funding.

If you are interested:

Apply as a team. Tell us about your team using the ‘Team Information’ template and submit along with a completed 'Business Model Canvas‘template.

Please send your completed application to

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The Synthetic Biology Strategic Research Initiative provides a hub for anyone interested in Synthetic Biology at the University of Cambridge, as well as commercial partners and external collaborators.