Science | Medicine | Technology

New plants for better harvests

The importance of patents and plant variety protection for global nutrition
Tuesday, 16.04.2024
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Plants form the basis of our diet. They are constantly being further developed through breeding in order to secure yields, generate new properties or adapt plants to the consequences of climate change. Companies protect their innovations and investments in plant breeding through patents and plant variety rights.
In this event, we will analyse and discuss the effects of patent and plant variety protection law from a legal, economic and social perspective.

Prior to the evening event, there will be a free guided tour of the exhibition "Agriculture and Food: Crop Production" at the Deutsches Museum (from 3 - 4.30 pm).

Cooperation with:

acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering; Deutsches Museum München

Special note:

Venue: The event will take place at the acatech Forum, Karolinenplatz 4.
Please register for the event via the cooperation partner's website:


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