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British bioengineering firm Synthace has closed a £2.2M funding round with new investors including the Rainbow Seed Fund, a venture capital fund supported by BBSRC and the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). Synthace develops and applies bioengineering tools and working practices, working with industry leaders to accelerate the introduction of bio-based products into the marketplace.
BBSRC has invested £7.5M in new infrastructure to tackle bioscience big data challenges. The new funding will improve the storage and curation of enormous datasets that will unlock untold discoveries in important areas like health, agriculture and sustainable fuels.
A new Biological Visualization Network has been launched hosting a collection of notable visualisation tools produced by biologists and visualisation researchers. The site, funded by the BBSRC, is a central resource for information on bio-visualisation and will be supplemented with annual meetings…