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(Closes 20 December 2016) - ETECH Programme Open for Projects

Applications for the 2017 EUSynBioS Steering Committee are now open!

The EUSynBioS initiative is run entirely by dedicated students and postdocs keen to make a difference in European synthetic biology. The initiative is currently looking for new members to join their 2017 EUSynBioS Steering Committee!

(Closes 12 Jan 2017) Grant Writing Workshop, Edinburgh


Synthetic Biology is a growing industry with excellent opportunities for entrepreneurship. The University of Cambridge, being at the centre of Europe's most dynamic high-technology cluster, is a great place to take forward ideas.

(Closes April 15 2017) Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Summer Course in Synthetic Biology 2017

The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory are now accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Course in Synthetic Biology.

(Closes 31 Jan 2017) Engineering Theme Regional Workshops

The Engineering Theme at EPSRC is planning to hold three two day Regional Workshops to engage with a cross-section of the Engineering community and related areas to share EPSRC’s strategy for the Delivery Plan 2016-17/2019-20 and discuss its implementation in the context of the Engineering Theme’s strategy.

[22nd – 24th March 2017] Agro-Innovation 3-day workshop and networking event

Are you interested in ‘Entrepreneurial’ way of thinking? Do you think you could make a difference with your ideas? (but don’t know how) Thinking of starting your own business?

[Closes 15 Apr 2017] 2017 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Summer Course in Synthetic Biology

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory are now accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Course in Synthetic Biology.

Invitation to join the Global Challenges Forum

A university-wide research network for the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

[Closes 31st May] Border Labs Award 2017

Apr 21, 2017
Border Labs have opened a 2017 award competition for inspiring explorers who go beyond the expected.

[23rd - 25th Jun 2017] Biotech & Healthcare Venture Creation Weekend

Apr 21, 2017
Kickstart your entrepreneurial career and start developing your venture at the next Venture Creation Weekend from 23 to 25 June 2017 at Cambridge Judge Business School. It's a chance to test your biotech or healthcare business idea, build a team and pitch to investors in 50 hours!

[Closes April 28 2017]Call for Papers - 9th International Workshop on Bio-Design Automation (IWBDA)

Pittsburgh, PA,
From Aug 08, 2017 09:40 PM to Aug 10, 2017 05:40 PM
The Bio-Design Automation Consortium (BDAC) has announced the Ninth International Workshop on Bio-Design Automation (IWBDA) at the University of Pittsburgh, set to bring together researchers from the synthetic biology, systems biology, and design automation communities to discuss concepts, methodologies and software tools for the computational analysis and synthesis of biological systems.

DSV Gamma Funding Applications Are Now Open

The Deep Science Venture are inviting applicants for funding from Jan 2018. Final year STEM students (Masters, PhD), early to mid career researchers that may already be looking for funding, co-founders or researchers with ideas for launching new companies are welcome to apply for funding

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