Panel discussion on Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology

Panel discussion on Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology

20/10/2014 - 17:30 to 20:00

The British Embassy Berlin, together with the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften (BBAW), hosts a panel discussion on "Potential applications and governance of groundbreaking technologies" in the fields of Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology. The panelists are

  • Sir Mark Walport, UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser
  • Ortwin Renn, Director of the Stuttgart Research Center for Interdisciplinary Risk and Innovation Studies, Stuttgart University, and Member of the BBAW
  • Richard Kitney, Professor of Biomedical Systems Engineering, Imperial College London

The discussion will be chaired by Andy Stirling, Professor of Science & Technology Policy, University of Sussex.

Registration is required. For more information, see BBAW's website.


British Embassy Berlin
Wilhelmstraße 70-71
10117 Berlin