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31-May-2012

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Knowledge Networks and Markets in the Life Sciences

This book introduces the concept of knowledge networks and markets (KNMs) in the life sciences, the emerging organisations and mechanisms to share and trade an increasing variety of knowledge assets.

22-March-2012

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Planning Guide for Public Engagement and Outreach in Nanotechnology

This guide comprises eight key points for planning public engagement activities. It contains a set of questions to help policy makers develop a plan from start to finish, as well as practical case studies from countries that have used the guide in their communication activities.

3-February-2012

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The Forum on Synthetic Biology: Challenges and Opportunities for Australia

The Forum will explore topics such as regulatory considerations, skills and research support, intellectual property and community engagement. In addition, discussions will also focus on links between a ‘bioeconomy’ and synthetic biology.

3-February-2012

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International summit on "Delivering economic value from synthetic biology: current challenges and opportunities" (Sydney, Australia, 12 March 2012)

This forum explored topics such as regulatory considerations, skills and research support, intellectual property and community engagement. In addition, discussions will also focus on links between a ‘bioeconomy’ and synthetic biology.

2-February-2012

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Synthetic Biology: Realising opportunities and overcoming challenges

Increasingly, synthetic biology appears poised to transform a number of existing products and process and to create new renewable alternatives. It may radically impact many fields, from energy to health, and may even provide solutions to a number of climate and environmental problems.

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10-November-2011

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Report on Industrial Biotechnology and Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges

Carbon dioxide (CO2) has the second-largest direct contribution to the greenhouse effect of all gases. Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, the burning of fossil fuels has contributed to the increase in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

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10-November-2011

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Report on Policy Issues for the Development and Use of Biomarkers in Health

This report describes the scientific, industrial, regulatory, and health care management system context in which biomarkers are being developed. It identifies some of the barriers which may impede biomarker research, discovery, development, commercialisation and, ultimately, uptake in clinics.

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3-October-2011

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Future Prospects for Industrial Biotechnology

This book examines international drivers, enabling technologies fast-tracking industrial biotechnology, industry trends, some products appearing on the market, industry structure and finance, and policy measures and trends. It examines separately biofuels, biobased chemicals and bioplastics.

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12-September-2011

English, , 768kb

Collaborative Mechanisms for Intellectual Property Management in the Life Sciences

This report discusses ways in which both the public and private sectors are seeking to evolve from an “own and protect” model of intellectual property into an era of “own and share”, where value accrues not just to the initial owner of IP, but also to larger society as a whole.

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