London free Press
The Western Fair District in London will host a new business incubator for startups working in synthetic biology, Forest City SynBio. Synthetic biology is described as "biotech on steroids," by co-founder and CEO Samir Hamadache, right, with co-founder and chief operating officer Shea Tough. (Mike Hensen/The London Free Press)
London, Ontario – June 29, 2021 – Forest City SynBio Inc. (“FCSB”) partners with the Western Fair Association to build a 7,000-sf synthetic biology startup accelerator within The Grove, set to open doors early 2022. Tapping into The Grove’s $7.2M grant from FedDev Ontario to grow London’s agriculture and food sector, FCSB supports biotechnology startups with a primary focus on agri-food innovation.