Today’s BIA member video showcase comes from SynbiCITEthe Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) for Synthetic Biology funded by the UK Research Councils, EPSRC and BBSRC, and Innovate UK.

As we look forward to SynBioBeta in San Francisco next week, this week’s video highlights a new £200k annual competition designed to bolster UK companies aiming to solve significant global problems through synthetic biology. The not-for-profit competition offers the winner a combination of £100k cash plus laboratory space, a ten-week accelerator programme with mentorship, consumables and professional services valued at ~£100k. Find out more in the video below.

As part of European Biotech Week, on Wednesday BIA launched a directory listing mentoring and training schemes available to help UK biotech companies build their next generation of leadership and management talent. Download Growing the next generation of UK management talent here.

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