PROJECTS

PHARMASEA

Funded under the European Union FP7 programme, the PharmaSea Project focuses on biodiscovery research and the development and commercialisation of new substances from marine organisms. ABS-int assisted the project as a legal partner, helping scientific partners obtain sampling and ABS permits in 13 countries.

EU COMMISSION ABS TRAINING

ABS-int assisted the EU Commission in providing nine training workshops to ABS stakeholders.

PHD PROJECT ON ABS MODELS

With the aim of ensuring the sustainability of ABS-int’s innovative and well-informed approach, ABS-int’s legal advisor, Aysegul Sirakaya, is currently working on a PhD project (in collaboration with Ghent University) to create mutually-supportive ABS systems by bringing down transaction costs.