News and events

The Future of Scotland: Scotland’s science and innovation futures

17 July 2017

Innogen’s research on on the Scottish referendum debates on science and innovation is published.

Could 3D printing solve the organ transplant shortage?

30 June 2017

Gill Haddow and Niki Vermeulen critique attitudes towards scientists ‘playing God’.

Smarter Approaches to GM Regulation

4 April 2017

At Synbiobeta 2017 Joyce Tait and Mark Lynas share their ideas about ways nations can regulate gene-editing technologies so as to encourage more innovation in agriculture.

Fund for African Pharmaceutical Development; a gateway to financial sustainability of the pharmaceutical sector in Africa

22 March 2017

Innogen members present at the inaugural meeting of the Interim Technical Working Group (TWG) to establish the Fund for African Pharmaceutical Development (FAP-D).

Growing Tomorrow’s Dinner: Should GM be on the Table?

18 October 2016

Joyce Tait expressed her belief in some of the benefits of GM and other technologies at SNP fringe event.


James Mittra Speaks at University of Rhode Island

22 September 2016

James Mittra was invited to the University of Rhode Island, College of Environment and Life Sciences, as part of its Distinguished Visiting International Scholar Programme.

ShARE Project report released

16 August 2016

The report written by Joyce Tait on ‘Environmental regulation of synthetic biology: anticipating future regulatory oversights’ is published.

New RSE Young Academy of Scotland member

12 July 2016

Niki Vermeulen is appointed member of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland (YAS).

Gene Drives on the Horizon

23 June 2016

Joyce Tait and Ann Kingiri contributed to a recent high profile report on gene drive research from the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.

O’Neill Commission Report on AMR released

19 May 2016

This review on AMR, proposed in an Innogen report in 2015, assesses solutions to the spread of drug resistance.