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Dr. Stuart Smyth Project Co-Lead, Regulatory Oversight of Data-Rich Breeding Products
Project Co-Lead, Intellectual Property Challenges and Strategies
Project Co-Lead, Social License
Project Co-Lead, Mapping and Modeling the Decisions and Exchanges in the Global Breeding System

Stuart Smyth is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics at the University of Saskatchewan, where he holds the Industry Research Chair in Agri-Food Innovation. His research focuses on sustainability, agriculture, innovation and food. Prof. Smyth’s contribution to the P2IRC project will examine how experts make risk-based decisions on the regulation of new crop varieties, and the roles of science and socio-economics within the regulation of agricultural innovations.