Global Future Council on Synthetic Biology

Council mission and objectives

By bringing together biology, engineering and technology, synthetic biology makes it possible to design the building blocks of life. This ability promises to revolutionize economies and societies, offering new approaches to transform industries and overcome global challenges. As synthetic biology accelerates through new tools, communities of practice and computational abilities, there is an opportunity to revise the future of manufacturing, healthcare, energy production, information storage, environmental remediation, materials and other areas. The Global Future Council on Synthetic Biology will develop a narrative of the ideal future states of synthetic biology and a roadmap to ethically realizing those visions.

Forum Council Manager:
- Elissa Prichep, Project Lead, Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare, Precision

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