Cambia means change.Cambia is an independent non-profit institute creating new technologies, tools and paradigms to promote change and enable innovation.
Current activities of Cambia
Disease, hunger, poverty, climate change... Most people see these as big worldwide problems.
We see them as symptoms.
It's time to change the way we look at the world. The people who experience these problems are the solution.
Highlights from the media centre
- Public disclosure of biological sequences in global patent practiceDecember 1, 2015
- The ownership question of plant gene and genome Intellectual propertiesNovember 1, 2015
- Gene patent practice across plant and human genomesOctober 8, 2015
- Putting the global patent system under The LensDecember 13, 2013
- The patent bargainDecember 11, 2013
Cambia@ - upcoming and recent events
09-11 September 2015, Dalian, China
The ninth Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian, China convenes more than 1,500 participants from business, government, research and media from over 90 countries to explore innovative and entrepreneurial responses to the new growth challenge. Richard is invited to join the intense three-day programme as a social entrepreneur of Schwab Foundation to advance the global innovation system.
10-12 September 2014, Tianjian, China
Richard is invited to attend the World Economic Forum - The annual meeting of the New Champions held in Tianjian, People's Republic of China in September 2014. This three-day summit convenes the next generation of fast-growing enterprises shaping the future of business and society together with leaders from major multinationals as well as government, media, academia and civil society.
9-11 November 2014, Dubai, UAE
Established in 2008, the Network of Global Agenda Councils is an invitation-only knowledge network that serves as an international brain trust to the World Economic Forum and the world at large. As a Member of the Global Agenda Council on the Economics of Innovation, Richard will attend the 2014 summit held in Dubai on the 9-11 Nov to support and catalyse global, regional and industry transformation.
11-13 September 2013, Dalian, China
Known as the “Summer Davos”- The Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013 brings together more than 1,500 participants from 90 countries to share strategies and solutions and discuss global issues and risks, which creates a unique opportunity for exchange between leaders from top-ranked multinationals and chief executive officers of dynamic and fast-growing companies, including key decision-makers from government, media, academia and civil society. Cambia’s CEO, Richard Jefferson is invited to participate in and report on the panel “Intellectual Property in a Digital World”.
6-8 October 2013, Kyoto, Japan
Richard is invited again to attend the three-day annual meeting by the Science and Technology in Society Forum, a registered non-profit organization based in Japan. This meeting is aimed at creating a global human network based on trust and providing a framework for open discussions regarding the further progress of science and technology for the benefit of humankind, while controlling ethical, safety and environmental issues resulting from their application: “The Lights and Shadows of Science and Technology.” Richard is presenting on a panel on Intellectual Property, which includes the Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office and others.
31 Oct – 1 Nov 2013, Brisbane, Australia
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is hosting an international conference on Open Access and Research in Brisbane. This meeting is aimed to bring together a number of distinguished Australian and international speakers specialized in research and scholarly communication to cover a broad spectrum of policy and research management issues including advocacy, open innovation and alternative metrics. Dr. Richard Jefferson, CEO of Cambia and Professor of Science, Technology and Law at QUT, will headline on ‘opening the innovation ecology’.
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