Information about event (Bio.Hacker.Space)
On the 3rd of November, the official opening of the Garage LifeScience took place in Cracow. Garage was created by Foundation Klaster LifeScience and Garage of Complexity in association with Jagiellonian Center of Innovation. The patronage of the project is the city of Cracow.
Garage? What is it? Bio.Hacker.Space in Cracow
This is the first Bio.Hacker.Space project in Poland. It is the place, where creators and aficionados of Do it yourself (DIY) idea can materialize their ideas, despite the fact of having no resources needed to implement it. The role models for Garage’s founders are similar projects from whole world, especially BioCurious – the first laboratory space, established in 2010.
Development of biotechnology in Cracow
Garage will be a place, where creators from different fields will help one another. And then, maybe this cooperation will provide a new invention. Biotechnology will be the most emphasized field of science in the Garage.
Conference of Polish E-health sector in Pfäffikon (Switzerland)
On 9 November 2016 there was held a conference organized by the Polish-Swiss Chamber of Commerce, Swiss Health Tech Cluster and Schwyz Canton, devoted to the ICT solutions that can be used in medical technology. The patronage over the conference was provided by the Polish Embassy in Bern.
Polish E-Health Sector – Polish ICT companies in Life Sciences
E-Health is a field in the intersection of medical informatics, public health and business, referring to health services and information delivered or enhanced through the Internet and related technologies. There is an increasing number of Polish entities that operate in E-health sector, including cross border projects.
The article prepared by KG LEGAL KIEŁTYKA GŁADKOWSKI based in Cracow, Poland, specialising in cross border cases, with focus on new technologies, IT and life science, discusses the issue of patents in biotechnology, patentable biotechnological inventions, patent applications procedure before European Patent Organisation, possibility of patenting biotechnological processes, elements of European patent law, patentability of human genes, European Patent Convention, EU biopatent directive, patentability of inventions related to gene sequences, use of human embryos for industrial or commercial purposes.
See the link to the article in Polish: http://mojafirma.infor.pl/prawo-autorskie/patent/748828,Patenty-na-wynalazki-biotechnologiczne-w-prawie-europejskim.html
The President of the Polish Patent Office expresses gratitude to Att Jakub Gładkowski, Founding Partner at KG Legal, specialising in IT and new technologies, for his active participation in the part of the programme „Intellectual Property in pharmaceutical-medical sector”, organised by the Polish Patent Office jointly with the Wold Intellectual Property Organisation (WPO).
See below the letter from the Polish Patent Office addressed with a dedication to Attorney Jakub Gładkowski:
“Patent Office The Republic of Poland
President Alicja Adamczak
Warsaw, 8th of September 2016
Mr. Jakub Gładkowski KG LEGAL, Dear Sirs, (…)
On 7 July 2016 Attorney Małgorzata Kiełtyka and attorney Kazimierz Jakub Gładkowski took part in the Programme Council of the Krakow’s Foundation LifeScience Cluster. KG Legal, having the status of “silver membership” in the Cluster took part in the vote on the new Programme Council of the Cluster, which includes, among others, academic staff and managers of the best Polish medical universities, R&D entities as well as the leading Polish medical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.