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EU - Webinar CIOPORA coop: Pitfalls in R&D Agreements in the Agri-food sector

Don't miss out on additional education on IP for plants! We joined forces with CIOPORA and CIOPORA Lawyer members!

R&D collaborations are becoming increasingly important in the Agri-food sector. Cross sector collaborations take research and development activities to a higher level, resulting in new technologies e.g. in the field of robotics, AI, vertical farming and new breeding technologies. Innovations resulting from such collaborations will contribute to solving global food challenges and play an important role in sustainability. However, drafting R&D agreements may be challenging in practice.

During this introductory course, the structure and key provisions of R&D agreements will be discussed on the basis of practical examples, with a focus on the IP arrangements (ownership and access rights during and after the collaboration) and other legal aspects that need to be taken into account, such as EU competition law. Various types of R&D collaborations will be touched upon, including multiparty collaborations, collaborations with research institutes and subsidized projects. The participants will learn about the particularities of the types of collaborations and the pitfalls that need to be taken into account when drafting these agreements.

  • agricultural research | innovation | international agreement
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  • Live streaming available

Practical information

When
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Livestream
Starts on Thursday 15 September 2022, 10:30 CEST
Languages
English
Organisers
European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency
Number of seats
1000
Entrance fee
This Webinar is offered free of charge

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General contact

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European IP Helpdesk Training Team
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European IP Helpdesk
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CIOPORA is a community of breeders of asexually reproduced horticultural plants. It is globally accepted as an independent non-profit and non-governmental organization seeking to establish effective IP protection systems for horticulture. CIOPORA enjoys the observer status at the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) and the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV).

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CIOPORA
Organisation
CIOPORA - Uniting Breeders, Protecting Innovation
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