Julian Kinderlerer

Julian Kinderlerer

University of Cape Town, South Africa

Julian Kinderlerer was the elected President of the European Group on Ethics in Science and new Technologies from 2010 - 2016. The group advises the President of the European Commission, the Council and the Parliament on ethical issues referred to it or instigated on its own initiative.  He is emeritus professor of Intellectual property law and policy at the University of Cape Town, a former professor of biotechnology and society at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands where he worked in the Biotechnology Department with a team looking at the impact of biotechnology advances. He is also a former director of the Sheffield Institute of Biotechnological Law and Ethics and Professor of Biotechnology Law at the University of Sheffield in the UK.