This theme will address issues needed to provide a supportive policy environment for the ultimate development and promotion and uptake of bio-resource innovations. It will include policy analysis, national and regional policy support, as well as socio-economic and environmental analysis. The theme will address issues of sustainability analysis, done in combination with the above themes.

Biosciences innovation policy consortium project.

Biosciences innovation policy consortium project.

  1. Intellectual property (IP) audit and freedom-to-operate assessment of five commercially viable technologies/products conducted and reported.
  2. Preliminary techno-economic analyses for the five selected technologies/products accomplished and reported. Full techno-economic analysis and development of business plans for one selected technology for commercialization conducted and to be presented to investors.
  3. Policy recommendation for effluent agro-waste management and bio-pesticide use in the region formulated in conjunction with stakeholders.