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Response to 'A synthetic biology roadmap for the UK': letter from David Willetts MP to Dr Lionel Clarke

Government’s response to the UK Synthetic Biology Roadmap Coordination Group’s recommendations for the future development of synthetic biology…

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Response to 'A synthetic biology roadmap for the UK': letter from David Willetts MP to Dr Lionel Clarke.

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Government’s response to the UK Synthetic Biology Roadmap Coordination Group’s recommendations for the future development of synthetic biology in the UK. Synthetic biology aims to design, engineer or replicate biological systems, for example biosynthetic insulin. This letter explains how the government is working to stimulate innovation, responsible commercial exploitation, economic growth and quality of life.

Published 9 November 2012