Multidisciplinary Synthetic Biology Research Centres call 2


The call was developed by the RCUK Synthetic Biology Working Group, and BBSRC, EPSRC and MRC supported some recurrent costs alongside the capital monies received as part of the 2012 Autumn Statement. BBSRC is administering the call on behalf of the Councils.

Funding total


Number of centres funded

Three new Synthetic Biology Research Centres at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Manchester and the University of Warwick.


Key aims

To boost the national research capacity and diversify UK expertise, stimulating innovation and facilitating interfaces with industry and other key stakeholders.


Ceri Lyn-Adams - BBSRC
Strategy and scientific enquiries, including remit enquiries

Tel: +44 1793 413206


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