Morrison & Foerster is a sponsor of the 2009 Summer Program on Bioentrepreneurship at Stanford University. Michael Ward will present session three of the program, focused on "It's Not All Medicine: CleanTech Meets BioTech."
The burgeoning CleanTech industry is driven by a goal of reducing of greenhouse gas emissions world wide. The BioTech industry is enabling the CleanTech industry to develop clean, alternative energy solutions. From bioengineered algae to transgenic miscanthus plants, the BioTech industry is providing the means to produce cost effective, renewable liquid fuels. Topics to be addressed include: What companies have jumped into this space?; Where are the opportunities?; Where will the industry be in 5, 10 and 20 years?