The BCRC consist of service providers and repositories of microorganism, cell and genetic materials, as well as related biological information. According to the laws and regulations of CDC in Taiwan, the end user must get the approval of administrator when they want to obtain the biological materials from BCRC.
     BCRC as the accredited testing lab and reference producer, we, commit to be responsible for the impartiality of laboratory activities and reference material products produced. No commercial, financial or any other pressure shall inherit the impartiality and BCRC shall identify risks to its impartiality on an on-going basis, to eliminate or reduce these risks to minimal. This allows BCRC to demonstrate the ability to run an accredited testing laboratory as well as being the reference material producer, executes customers’ requests on impartiality, objectivity and professional basis.

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Bioresource Introduction

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Type of DepositionPotential CustomersAim of depositionConfidentialityEligibility for Patent application
Public depositionEg. Researchers, who use the biomaterial for academic publications.Publicly available in catalogue, open rights for academic research use.Publicly availableIf published date was earlier than patent application date, the biomaterial will loose its patent novelty and cannot be protect by patent law.
Safe depositionEg. Customers, who protect the biomaterials as Trade secrets.Biomaterials to be deposited in professional bioresouce centre, to ensure the biomaterials are not lost due to contaminations or improper preservations.Completely confidentialBiomaterial will only be provided to the depositor by BCRC. Biomaterial does not meet the disclosure requirement of patent law, thus cannot obtain patent protection.
Deposition for Patent ApplicationPatent ApplicantsBiomaterial meets the disclosure requirement of patent law.Publicly available after patent grantedOK
Other depositionEg. Customers, who need to apply for marketing approvals.To fulfill the requirements in regulations related to marketing approval.Only partially confidentialBiomaterials only provided to certain parties by BCRC. Biomaterial does not meet the disclosure requirement of patent law, thus cannot obtain patent protection.

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