Brazilian Biodiversity – Opportunities for innovation

Brazil has a large share of the world’s biodiversity, which can be better explored since the new Act. No 13.123/15, recently sanctioned by the President. This law implements measures that can contribute to greater access to Brazilian biodiversity and change the current scenario of innovation originated from natural products. Researchers from the main Brazilian research […]

New Brazilian Law on Biodiversity

The Brazilian government has just signed the new Brazilian Act No. 13,123/15, which regulates the access to the national biodiversity. This Law, which will become effective in November, comes as a substitute for the current Provisional Act No.  2.186-16/01 that currently  regulates access to national genetic heritage, as well as the associated traditional knowledge. The […]

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