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U.K. Government Plans Investment in Synthetic Biology Applications

7:43 AM MDT | May 24, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas

The U.K. government, via its Technology Strategy Board (TSB), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), and Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is planning to invest £6.5 million to encourage U.K.-based companies and research organizations to explore innovative industrial applications for synthetic biology. The projects would aim to demonstrate the feasibility of using technological advancements in synthetic biology in the creation of novel or improved products and...

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