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12:30 - 13:30 4 April 2014

Innovation and risk management in biotechnology: pharmaceuticals, transfats and synthetic biology


Gavin de Beer Lecture Theatre | Medical Sciences and Anatomy Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Kenneth Oye, Director: Program on Emerging Technologies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Risks? In some cases, precautionary approaches displace innovation; in other cases, risks are under-addressed until crises emerge and public alarm limits innovation. This presentation will focus on a third path of proactive and adaptive management of risks, with early engagement before crises and systematic reassessment as information emerges.


Clio Heslop
+44 (0)20 7679 5773 | c.heslop@ucl.ac.uk


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