DARPA and the future of synthetic biology

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DARPA and the future of synthetic biology

Learn how the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has spurred significant advances in the promising field of synthetic biology.

Google, Venture Capital, and BioPharma




Biotech is a different world from Silicon Valley’s tech scene, and one with its own ways and traditions. Where Silicon Valley has a reputation for being brash and anarchistic, biotech developments are perceived—even if it’s inaccurate—as being bound by regulation and a cat’s cradle of connections with academia, big pharma, and government. But they have one thing in common: an overlapping venture capital community ready to fund the next big thing, be it cloud computing or CRISPR.


And, for many biology startups, there’s something unexpected: Google is there.

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DARPA and the future of synthetic biology

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