Oliver Sexton Speaking at Innovation in Engineering Biology (11 October)


On 11 October in London, UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund Investment Director Oliver Sexton will be speaking at the Innovation Forum’s Innovation in Engineering Biology conference.

The event joins leading engineering biology experts from academia and industry with entrepreneurs, investors and policymakers to review the current environment and explore future trends in the field. Oliver will speak on the Executive Panel with Dr. Stephen Chambers, CEO of Bio-Start competition partner SynbiCITE, and Professor Richard Kitney, OBE –  EPSRC National Centre for Engineering Biology and Innovation. As the field of engineering biology becomes more and more attractive to entrepreneurs, innovators and technologists, the panel will discuss the global trends and challenges when raising funding and how future innovations can mitigate risks and become more agile.

  • Two of UKI2S’ portfolio companies will also be speaking at the engineering biology event:  Synthace will speak on “Future Applications in Engineering Biology” and Desktop Genetics will present within the “Startups Showcase.”

For more details on Innovation Forum’s event, please visit http://ucl.inno-forum.org/event/innovation-in-synthetic-biology/.