Monthly Archives: November 2009

Technology Transfer Symposium Presentations Published

You can access all the presentations from the Technology Transfer Symposium, held in October 2009 at the BIO Investor Forum, by visiting http://bio.org/ip/techtransfer/. For more information, you can contact Margarita Noriega, Coordinator of Bioethics & IP Policy, at [email protected]

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Director’s Forum: David Kappos’ Public Blog

The Director of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office posted his first blog post today. You can visit the blog at http://www.uspto.gov/blog/.

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Meeting India’s Biotech Community

Biotechnology is a global enterprise.  The United States continues to play the dominant role but European and Asian nations are continually expanding their capabilities. In preparation for BIO’s first ever partnering meeting in India in September 2010, I am travelling the subcontinent to promote the event and to assess the country’s biotech capabilities and needs. On November 4th in Mumbai, I visited Reliance Life Sciences which represents a huge investment in biotech from one of Read More >

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Meeting India’s Biotech Community

Biotechnology is a global enterprise.  The United States continues to play the dominant role but European and Asian nations are continually expanding their capabilities. In preparation for BIO’s first ever partnering meeting in India in September 2010, I am travelling the subcontinent to promote the event and to assess the country’s biotech capabilities and needs. On November 4th in Mumbai, I visited Reliance Life Sciences which represents a huge investment in biotech from one of Read More >

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Pacific Rim Summit: Renewable Chemicals

Two companies commercializing different techniques to produce chemicals from renewable resources gave presentations this morning at BIO’s Pacific Rim Summit. Christophe Schilling, CEO of Genomatica in San Diego, outlined the company’s strategy for making butanediol (BDO) directly from sugars. BDO is a polymer used in things such as spandex, betadine, and car parts including tires. Genomatica says its process uses 30 percent less energy, reduces CO2 and GHG emissions, and produces a 40-60 percent saving Read More >

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