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Synthetic biology is a $30 billion opportunity creating 50,000 jobs according to CSIRO and its VC arm

- February 27, 2024 2 MIN READ

Synthetic biology – referred to as “synbio” by insiders – could develop industry worth billions of dollars, creating thousands more jobs that previously expected according to a new report by national science agency, CSIRO, and its venture capital fund, Main Sequence. The Synthetic Biology National Progress Report, released this week, is an update to the 2021… Read more »

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Macquarie Uni spinout HydGene Renewables raises $6 million

- June 20, 2023 3 MIN READ

Green hydrogen startup HydGene Renewables, has raised $6 million to reduce the reliance on fossil fuels to produce the energy source. The round into the Macquarie University synthetic biology spinout was led by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation’s Clean Energy Innovation Fund, which chipped in $2 million, and specialist UK investor Agronomics. HydGene’s technology is… Read more »