Biotechnology policies

Focus

  • Biotechnology, innovation and health

    The OECD is looking into how to encourage and foster innovation which addresses health needs and priorities, maximises access to the benefits, and manages the challenges and risks in a way that is beneficial both to innovators and health systems.

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  • Bio-based economy

    The focus at the OECD on industrial biotechnology is to identify the potential contribution of biotechnology to sustainable growth and development, and identify and appraise policy options for supply and demand side interventions that can drive efficient transition towards bio-based economy.

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  • Biological resource centres

    Biological resource centres (BRCs) are considered to be one of the key elements for sustainable international scientific infrastructure, which is necessary to underpin successful delivery of the benefits of biotechnology.

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Events

Global Action to Drive Innovation in Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias: Connecting Research, Regulation and Access 2015 Workshop
Lausanne, Switzerland, 15-16 December 2015

Enhancing Translational Research and Clinical Development in Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementia: The Way Forward
11-12 November 2014

Expert Consultation: Unlocking Global Collaboration to Accelerate Innovation for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia
20-21 June 2013
 

Reports

Enhancing Translational Research and Clinical Development for Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias

Public-private Partnerships in Biomedical Research and Health Innovation for Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias

Biobased Chemicals and Bioplastics: Finding the Right Policy Balance
 

Biomedicine and Health Technologies: Toward New Models for Innovative Governance
 

Policies for Bioplastics in the Context of a Bioeconomy
 

Public Health in an Age of Genomics
 

Emerging Trends in Biomedicine and Health Technology Innovation:
Addressing the Global Challenge of Alzheimer's
 

Biotechnology for the Environment in the Future:
Science, Technology and Policy
 

Policy Issues for the Development and Use of Biomarkers in Health
 

Industrial Biotechnology and Climate Change:
Opportunities and Challenges

 

The Bioeconomy to 2030: Desiging a Policy Agenda
 

Collaborative Mechanisms for Intellectual Property Management in the Life Sciences
 

Synthetic Biology: Realising Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges

Books

Emerging Policy Issues in Synthetic Biology‌‌

Emerging Policy Issues in Synthetic Biology

Marine Biotechnology

Marine Biotechnology: Enabling Solutions for Ocean Productivity and Sustainability

Knowledge Networks and Markets in the Life Sciences | OECD Free preview | Powered by Keepeek Digital Asset Management Solution


Knowledge Networks and Markets in the Life Sciences

Future Prospects for Industrial Biotechnology | OECD Free preview | Powered by Keepeek Digital Asset Management Solution


Future Prospects for Industrial Biotechnology