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The aim is to discuss IP management queries, establish whether the IP framework has the potential to enable or block synthetic biology and shape the development of robust standards and regulations to support the establishment of effective applications on a global scale.

Draft Programme

Thursday 10th October




Speaker/ Moderator

10.00 – 10.30



10.30 – 10.45

Welcome and introduction, workshop objectives

David Castle, Innogen

10.45 – 11.30

Key note: What is Syn Bio and why is it different

Richard Kitney, Imperial College

11.30 – 12.00

UK Synthetic Biology Roadmap and summary of previous IP workshops

Lionel Clarke, UK Synthetic Biology Leadership Council

12.00 – 12.30

Intellectual Property in Synthetic Biology: a US perspective

Rick Johnson, US NAS

12.30 – 13.30



13.30 – 14.30

Panel session on IP and innovation

Berthold Rutz, EPO

Thomas Reiss, Fraunhofer

Mark Chadwick, DSM

14.30 – 16.30

Working group discussions


16.30 – 17.00

Feedback  and closing comments


Friday 11th October


9.30 – 10.30


Standards and synthetic biology – structuring knowledge to accelerate innovation”.

Three perspectives:

1. high-level

2. technical

3. interaction with regulations

Scott Steedman, BSI

Victor de Lorenzo, CNB

Joyce Tait, Innogen

10.30 – 12.30

Parallel working groups:

    • How standards can be used to improve productivity of synthetic biology design and manufacturing processes

    • Should best practice be developed to reduce the need for government intervention?

    • What does open access mean for IP and standards?


12.30 – 13.30



13.30 – 15.00

Closing panel:  Feedback from break-out groups and agreement of future actions


Update on funding calls under H2020 (tbc)

European Commission



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