• Creating Responsible Bioeconomies

    There is a need for the discussion of RRI in advanced biotechnology to be expanded to include the holistic concept of bioeconomy. In a series of future events, SYNENERGENE will take aspects of the bioeconomy into account. More
  • #SynbioForum: Read Rathenau's Storify of the event!

    Curious to know what happened at the #SynbioForum? Want to see some pictures? Read the Rathenau Institute's great summary of all tweets. Go to Storify
  • iGEMer’s Guide to the Future

    The iGEMer’s Guide to the Future is an interactive web-based tool that supports iGEM teams in their integrated human practices work and to do responsible research and innovation. More
  • Responsible Research and Innovation in Synthetic Biology

    Synenergene was a four-years project supported by the European Commission, aiming to establish an open dialogue concerning the potential benefits and risks of synthetic biology. The project ended in 2017. read more
22/04/2015 - 23/04/2015

Synbio conference with a focus on commerzialisation of synthetic biology, addressing startups, industry, investors, but also acadmics and biohackers. Announced speakers include Craig Venter, David Willets, and Rachel E. Haurwitz.

Imperial College
United Kingdom
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31/03/2015 - 9:00 - 16:30

The Synthetic Biology Standards Consortium (SBSC) aims at collectively building the infrastructure to support a fully integrated global synthetic biology enterprise by working on standards for synth

Stanford University, Li Ka Shing Center
291 Campus Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
United States
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23/03/2015 - 27/03/2015

The cross-disciplinary thematic research school is open to a wide range of students, postdoctoral fellows and seasoned researchers from the fields of systems and synthetic biology.

ESBS, Parc d'Innovation
300 Boulevard Sébastien Brant, CS 10413
67412 Illkirch Cedex
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19/03/2015 - 13:30

TA-SWISS, Switzerland's centre for technology assessment, is organising a workshop and public debate on synthetic biology.

Kongresszentrum Allresto
Effingerstrasse 20
3008 Bern
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16/03/2015 - 19:00

Birger Lindberg Møller from University of Copenhagen talks about synthetic biology's role in future biotechnology at a "Skeptics in the Pub" meet

Ørsted Ølbar
Nørre Farimagsgade 13
1364 Kopenhagen
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Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (Leibniz Hall)
Markgrafenstraße 38 (Gendarmenmarkt)
10117 Berlin
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25/02/2015 - 27/02/2015

Umweltforum Berlin
Pufendorfstr. 11
10249 Berlin
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19/02/2015 - 20/02/2015

The workshop aims to reflect on ‘doing society and emerging technologies’ with a focus on scientists and innovators.

Scandic Nidelven Hotel
NTNU, Dragvol
7491 Trondheim
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09/02/2015 - 10/02/2015

The Fellowship for Evidence Based Policymaking, a cooperation of the Rathenau Instituut, the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT), and the Graduate School of Public Policy of the University of Tokyo, announced a two-day seminar on evidence bas

Flanders Academy of Science
Hertogsstraat 1
1000 Brussels
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10/12/2014 - 12/12/2014

Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC) with microbes is the theme of a conference organised by the Volkswagen Foundation, in collaboration with the Max Planck Society, on December 10 to 12, 2014, in Hannover.

Tagungszentrum Schloss Herrenhausen
Herrenhäuser Straße 5
30419 Hannover
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Co-ordinated by  Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, partners in the EU-sponsored project "EST-Frame" has worked in the last three years on developing methodologies and tools for social impact assessment and technology evalua

Covent Garden Building
Place Rogier 16
1210 Saint-Josse-Ten-Noode
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The Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education organises the international workshop on "Opportunities and

Ministry of Science and Higher Education
Hoża 20
00-529 Warsaw
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24/11/2014 - 25/11/2014

The LOEWE Center for Synthetic Microbiology (SYNMIKRO) and the Helmholtz Initiative on Synthetic Biology jointly organise the autumn school on synthetic biology, addressing specifically students at the end of their studies of natural sciences (MSc

Philipps-University Marburg, Campus Lahnberge
University Hospital, Baldingerstrasse, Auditorium, Room - 1/29020
35043 Marburg
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19/11/2014 - 21/11/2014

Viale Pietro de Coubertin 30
00196 Rome
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04/11/2014 - 06/11/2014

Inviation-only, NSF-sponsered workshop to develop research agendas addressing the societal questions of synthetic biology, organised by David Guston, Jenny Dyck Brian, and Richard Murray.

Tempe, AZ
United States
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31/10/2014 - 16:00 - 17:30

Frame reflection - Turn your world view upside down!

SYNENERGENE workshop at the iGEM jamboree 2014 in Boston, Room 202

Friday, October 31, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Saturday, November 1, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Hynes Convention Center, R. 202
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115
United States
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31/10/2014 - 12:30 - 14:00

Looking ahead - Future scenarios as a useful tool for Policy and Practices?

SYNENERGENE workshop at the iGEM jamboree 2014 in Boston, Room 202

Hynes Convention Center, R. 202
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115
United States
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30/10/2014 - 03/11/2014

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Boston, MA MA 02210
United States
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24/10/2014 - 26/10/2014

The Scientix Conference will be one of the major networking events in STEM education in Europe, attracting around 550 teachers, policymakers, researchers and project managers.

Crowne Plaza Brussels - Le Palace
Rue Gineste 3
1210 Brussels
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23/10/2014 - 25/10/2014

The International Synthetic Biology Film Festival will take place from October 23-25, 2014, in Vienna, Austria, at the at the Museum of Natural History.

Museum of Natural History
Burgring 7
1010 Vienna
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20/10/2014 - 17:30 - 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 Synthet

British Embassy Berlin
Wilhelmstraße 70-71
10117 Berlin
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20/10/2014 - 21/10/2014

Global Engage is pleased to announce as part of their successful Genomic series of events the Synthetic Biology Congress, which will be held on October 20-21 in London, UK a

London Heathrow Marriott Hotel
Bath Road
United Kingdom
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19/09/2014 - 19:30

The European Academy of Technology and Innovation Assessment's summer

ICI Berlin
Christinenstr. 18-19, Haus 8
10119 Berlin
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15/09/2014 - 19/09/2014

Center for Literary and Cultural Research Berlin
Schützenstr. 18
10117 Berlin
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30/08/2014 - 04/09/2014

The ESF-EMBO symposium focuses on the application of synthetic biology in the field of antibiotic production in filamentous fungi and actinomycete bacteria.

Carrer Port Salvi, 57
17220 Sant Feliu de Guixols Costa Brava
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Synthetic biology aims to utilize emerging approaches of modern biotechnology to engineer biological systems for human and environmental purposes. The Nordic Committee on Bioethics in collaboration with the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board are organising a conference in Tromsø on the 28th of August 2014.

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