Join us for an unparalleled 2-day summit delving into the fascinating crossroads of synthetic biology, network states, sustainable production, and blockchain technologies. Synthetic biology aims to simplify the engineering of biology, with the costs of reading, writing, and editing DNA plummeting while speed and accessibility soar. Discover how companies are harnessing biology to produce bio-based jet fuel, textiles, concrete, and other chemicals and materials. Engage with trailblazing entrepreneurs crafting innovative foods, crops, and fragrances. Gain insights into cutting-edge medical advancements such as cell therapies, vaccines, and living medicines. Join us as we delve into the potential applications of these technologies in shaping sustainable manufacturing ecosystems within future network states and emerging startup cities.
a. What is synthetic biology, and what makes it an attractive approach for developing bio-based economies?
b. What are the main tools and techniques used in synthetic biology, and how can they be applied to create novel biological systems?
c. What are some examples of successful applications of synthetic biology, and what are some current challenges in the field?
a. What are the latest biological manufacturing technologies being used and developed today?
b. How can we ensure the safety and quality of biological manufacturing processes?
c. What are the challenges of scaling up biological manufacturing processes?
a. What are network states, and how are they challenging the traditional ways we coordinate and organize economical and societal activities?
b. How might network states be uniquely positioned to promote biotechnology innovation and the development of new economies?
c. What are some specific examples from the distributed science movement(DeSci) that have successfully leveraged biotechnology as an innovation engine?
a. How can distributed biological manufacturing impact local and global economies?
b. What are the potential social implications of widespread adoption of distributed biological manufacturing?
c. How can we ensure that distributed biological manufacturing contributes to a sustainable and resilient future?