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Synbio Digest features news, views and reports covering the synthetic biology industry and recent research. 5th November 2018 Headlines: Budget risks reducing company R&D tax credits whilst increasing govt R&D spend. Blue bugs. Budget 2018. Chancellor Philip Hammond announced increases to R&D spending and commitment to investing 2.4% of GDP in R&D by 2027. The […]

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UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund is proud to sponsor the UK’s first Synthetic Biology accelerator programme announced by Bio-start. Companies have applied from all over the UK to enter the 10 week intensive programme of high-quality mentorship, entrepreneurial training & workshops, with access to a global network of customers and opportunities. The 15 companies selected […]

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Researchers looking into retinitis pigmentosa have been able to improve vision in rats using the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology. Retinitis pigmentosa is an inherited retinal condition that gradually reduces vision over years as the retinal cells die. It starts with loss of night vision and peripheral vision, leading to deterioration of the detailed vision needed […]

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