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London Morning with Rebecca Zandbergen

CEO of Forest City Synbio Inc. Samir Hamadache tells London Morning about the new synthetic biology startup accelerator

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)

The Grove

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.

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