World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2015Sep112015
Event: 11 September 2015

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2015
The Revolution in Synthetic Biology with Imperial College London

Five Imperial academic foresighters attended the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2015, an event organised by the World Economic Forum in Dalian, China, to talk about the future of synthetic biology and the future of hyperconnected healthcare. 

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IdeasLab: The Revolution in Synthetic Biology with Imperial College London

This interactive discussion session explored how advances in synthetic biology are paving the way for novel products and new industries. Each Imperial speaker gave a five minute pecha-kucha talk to stimulate ideas and debate.

Dr Guy-Bart Stan

Programming and controlling life

Dr Karen Polizzi

Scaling synthetic biology from lab to market

Dr Tom Ellis

Reconstructing biology to create designer cells

Dr John Heap

Hacking exotic organisms and putting them to work


Hyperconnected Healthcare

This panel session explored the implications for health and wellness arising from the coming explosion in what can be quantified about the body and its functions.

Prof David Klug

Outlook 2040: Unprecedented detail and definition about our future molecular health



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Credits

IdeasLab: The Revolution in Synthetic Biology with Imperial College London

Presentation Development: Alex Ayad, Kit Huckvale

Speaker Training: Sarah Lloyd Hughes

Graphic Design: Kit Huckvale, Robert Osborne

Hyperconnected Healthcare

Presentation Development: Alex Ayad, Kit Huckvale

Graphic Design: Core Factor