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Dr. Petra JORASCH Manager Plant Breeding and Innovation Advocacy, Euroseeds, Brussels


 Petra Jorasch in German and holds a PhD in plant molecular biology from the University of Hamburg in 1999. Before that she studied biology at the University of Bochum. Petra was always interested in the application of molecular biology to create innovation. In 2000 she became IP Expert at GFPi Service Ltd., a company which supports the German breeding industry in questions of intellectual property and technology transfer. Since 2014 she was Vice Secretary General of the German Plant Breeders’ Association (BDP). During her career she developed solid experience in biotech patent law and plant variety as well as in regulatory issues concerning modern plant breeding methods. Petra joined Euroseeds in February 2017 as the spokesperson of the EU plant breeding sector on modern plant breeding methods and innovative technologies.