This edition of our SEBC will be hosted and sponsored by SynbiCITE and will address the topic of ‘Engineering Biology for a Better World’. Discussions will include the application of Engineering Biology in a real world setting, and the critical role that SynbiCITE are playing in accelerating the commercialisation of R&D companies in this field.


08:00 Registration and breakfast

08:45 Welcome from OBN and SynbiCITE

09:00 Keynote presentations followed by Q&A and round-table discussions

10:30 Wrap up and close

Speakers on the day include:

  • Dr John Collins, Commercial Director from SynbiCITE who will provide an introduction to the UK’s national centre for the commercialisation of synthetic biology
  • Professor Paul Freemont, Head of Structural Biology in the Department of Medicine at Imperial College and co-founder and co-director of the EPSRC Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation and SynbiCITE
  • Dr Ted Fjallman, CEO at Prokarium – a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing vaccination solutions based on synthetic biology. Dr Fjallman is a leader in the field of Synthetic Biology and will provide some interesting views of the industry from a start-up perspective


Our Senior Executive Breakfast Clubs are a unique peer-to-peer networking platform for life sciences senior execs with all discussions held under Chatham House Rules which ensures full, frank and useful disclosure.

The Senior Executive Club is a service run by OBN for our Members. Non-Members can attend their first session free of charge on the basis that further participation is dependent on an application for membership of OBN.

  • Aimed at the Senior Executives of R&D companies and Investors
  • Contact for clarification if you are unsure if you qualify to attend or if you would like to suggest other people to invite


This Senior Executive Breakfast Club is kindly supported by:



Start Date
21 Feb 2017
End Date
21 Feb 2017
Time 08:00 - 10:30
Event Venue (Address)

Prince Philip House
3 Carlton House Terrace

How to Register Invitation only
Contact Name Kerry Owen
Contact Email
Contact Telephone 01235 420872