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UK Farmers’ Assembly on New GM

— 28/02/2021

The UK Government wants to deregulate genetically modified (GM) crops and animals. Genetic modification (originally known as genetic engineering and now rebranded as ‘gene editing’) is being promoted as an […]

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Gene Editing – Blurring the Lines Between Nature and Technology

— 28/10/2021

This session explores whether we are changing the definition of nature to accommodate a technological agenda, the potential impacts of viewing food as software, the regulatory challenges of blurring the lines between natural and technological/artificial, and offers a legal perspective on patents and GMO claims of ‘close to nature’.

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Agritech and the Ethics of Innovation

London, UK — 27/06/2022

This session explores the emergence and application of the ‘innovation principle’ as a values-neutral solution to multiple agriculture challenges, as tool of sustainability and as a legal concept that influences content and direction of regulation.

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