Recent Patents on Biotechnology


Nikolaos Labrou
School of Food, Biotechnology and Development, Department of Biotechnology
Agricultural University of Athens Athens Greece

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Aims & Scope

Recent Patents on Biotechnology aims to cover all the latest and outstanding developments in Biotechnology. Each issue of the journal includes full-length/mini-reviews covering a range of current topics in all areas of Biotechnology that reflect or deal with studies concerning a patent or applications of reported patents. Invited and unsolicited review articles are also welcome. Areas of interest cover the whole biotechnology cycle from applied research to product development, including intellectual property rights, regulatory affairs, and business in biotechnology. Contributions regarding aspects of sustainable biotechnology, bioeconomy, and circular biotechnology are particularly encouraged. Patent highlights, briefly (2-3 pages) describing an important recent patent and its impact/applications in biotechnology, are also published. A selection of important and recent patents on biotechnology is also included in the journal. Guest edited thematic issues on recent patents in the field of biotechnology are also welcome. Original research articles that describe the discovery, development, and study of biomolecules, cells, or materials are also published. Moreover, the journal also encourages papers reporting research work on the development of new or novel biomolecules that have considerable interest and potential as future biotech products. This journal is essential reading for all researchers involved in the fields of biotechnology in academia and industry.

Scientific areas within the scope of the journal include:

Medical Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Food Biotechnology, Microbial Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Marine Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Animal Biotechnology, Protein, and Enzyme Biotechnology, Biocatalysis, Synthetic Biotechnology, Systems Biotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Biomaterials, Forensic Biotechnology, Bioengineering, Bioprocess Biotechnology, Cell, and Tissue Engineering, Genome Technology, Analytical Biotechnology, Molecular Diagnostics, Biological Warfare, Bioterrorism, Biodefense, Industrial Biotechnology, Desert Biotechnology, Sustainable Biotechnology, Bioeconomy, and Circular Biotechnology, Regulatory affairs in Biotechnology, Intellectual Property Rights and Law in Biotechnology, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation in Business Biotechnology, and Safety and Ethics in Biotechnology.