Genome editing enabling site-directed mutagenesis bears a great potential for advanced plant breeding and crop protection. The CRISPR/Cas9 technology has proven to be an extremely powerful and easy tool that revolutionizes both basic research and plant breeding. During the CROP Innovation & Business conference the current trends from various perspectives like the patent landscape and regulatory developments will be reviewed by the regulatory organisations. In addition applications developed by the breeding industry will be presented.
Mathias Müller, Director Business Development at Dupont Pioneer (U.S.A.) will share in his keynote presentation the company its vision on the Crispr/cas revolution and how the technology is applied in improving crops.