World IP Day: Biotechnology & Intellectual Property
Posted On April 24, 2019
This year to celebrate the World Intellectual Property Day, we are honored to have a guest speaker from Miromatrix Medical Inc. – Jeff Ross, PhD who will address the topic of “Biotechnology & the role of intellectual property in today’s world of innovation”.
The event will be held at MEKTORY Innovation Center and is organized in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy Tallinn and TalTech.
DATE: APRIL 25
VENUE: MEKTORY �Address: Raja 15, Tallinn
ABOUT MIROMATRIX MEDICAL Inc.
Miromatrix Medical Inc. was created from the idea of living in a world without an organ transplant waiting list. With an average of 22 people dying each day waiting for a transplant, the need for a solution is dire. Miromatrix is a biotechnology company engaged in the development of fully biological human organs to solve the chronic shortage of transplantable organs utilizing its patented perfusion decellularization/recellularization technology, as well as the development of the next generation of acellular based products.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: JEFF ROSS, PH.D, CEO
Dr. Ross brings more than 20 years of biomedical research, management and regulatory experience in regenerative medicine, biologics, and medical devices to Miromatrix including concept development, preclinical, clinical, manufacturing, and commercialization. He has held various technical and management positions at Guidant, Athersys and SurModics. Since coming to Miromatrix in 2010 he has been pivotal in the development, manufacturing and regulatory clearance of the innovative MIROMESH and MIRODERM product lines. He has spearheaded development, global patent strategy, and fundraising for the revolutionary whole organ transplant program and its key decellularization technology. Dr. Ross has over 30 patents along with scientific publications in Nature and other peer reviewed journals. He holds a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from the University of Minnesota.