20 October 2020 – Save the Date – Government Funding of COVID-19 Vaccines and Other Medical Technologies

Government Funding of COVID-19 Vaccines and Other Medical Technologies

DATE: Tuesday, 20 October 2020
TIME: EDT 9:00 to 10:30/UTC: 13:00 to 14:30/CEST: 15:00 to 16:30
CONVENER: Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)
REGISTRATION: Please contact thiru [at] keionline.org

BACKGROUND: On Tuesday, 20 October 2020, KEI will convene a panel to present our findings on government funding of COVID-19 vaccines and other medical technologies. Luis Gil Abinader and Kathryn Ardizzone will present their research on other transactions authority and Moderna’s failure to disclose federal funding in patent applications. A recording of KEI’s webinar can be found here.

Those of you who have registered for this virtual panel will receive log-in details in advance of the event.


Luis Gil Abinader, Research Associate, Knowledge Ecology International. Luis Abinader’s presentation can be found here: Luis Gil Abinader KEI webinar on government funding October 2020.

Kathryn Ardizzone, Counsel, Knowledge Ecology International. Kathryn Ardizzone’s presentation can be found here: COVID-19 CONTRACTS EXECUTED BY THE U.S. GOVERNMENT.


Paul Fehlner, PhD, Co-founder, reVision Therapeutics, Inc/Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Axcella

Ellen ‘t Hoen, LLM, PhD, Director, Medicines Law & Policy


James Love, Director, Knowledge Ecology International