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Biomaker Challenge

last modified Apr 24, 2017 12:32 PM
A four-months programme challenging interdisciplinary teams to build low-cost sensors and instruments for biology


This interdisciplinary programme calls biologist looking to optimise their protocols and pick up some electronics knowledge as well as engineers and physical scientist looking to apply their skills and gain experience of practical biology. Of-course this programme is also open to other curious and interested people.

Participants will receive a Biomaker Toolkit and a discretionary budget for additional sensors, components, consumables and 3D-printing worth up to £1000. All teams will exhibit their device at a Biomaker Fayre in early November 2017.

More information about this programme and how to apply can be found on the Biomaker Challenge website.


The Biomaker Challenge is organised by:

  • OpenPlant (Cambridge) and the Synthetic Biology SRI: Dr Jenny Molloy;; 01223 766546
  • OpenPlant (Norwich): Dr Colette Matthewman;
  • CamBridgeSens: Dr Oliver Hadeler;

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