Inclusive innovation districts

Can urban innovation districts be more inclusive? asks a Research Professional News opinion piece written by Alina Kadyrova, Kieron Flanagan, Philip Shapira and Elvira Uyarra.

Collaborating constructively for sustainable biotechnology

It is frequently claimed that synthetic biology offers biologically-based routes for producing chemicals and materials that are more sustainable than fossil-derived incumbents. A new paper in Scientific Reports probes this claim, for the case of bio-based nylon, using both deliberative and analytical approaches within a framework of Constructive Sustainability Assessment.