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Oct 7-92015
Additive Manufacturing Workshop
U.S. National Committee for TAM
Keck Center - Room K-100
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Oct 202015
ACA Workshop
GUIRR will be hosting a ACA Workshop with Keynote Panelist: Jamie Rhodes, ACA Director

Oct 20-212015
The Disruption Myth and Gaps in the Innovation Ecosystem
GUIRR's Fall General Meeting
The National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20418

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Rising Workshop

Positioning Synthetic Biology to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century: Summary Report of a Six Academies Symposium Series (August 2013)
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Ownership and Sharing: Setting the Patent Framework for Innovation in Synthetic Biology
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May 7. 2014
Synthetic Biology: Cultural Divide
In 2003, the US National Research Council issued a report called Patents in the Knowledge-Based Economy, which said that the evidence on how patents affected innovation was still “emergent”.

July 11, 2013

Will Synthetic Biology Become a GM-style Battleground?
BBC News
Next week, national academies from the UK, the US and China will meet in London to discuss the next steps in synthetic biology, including developing codes of conduct. One risk might be that a project in one country proves unnerving to others and ...