Gene coop

Socially responsible business model of sequenced genetic material self-owned by citizens

Citizens should remain owners of their genetic data and become stockholders of their genomic utilisation and commercialisation. is a cooperative institution that provides a legal frame for the citizens to remain owners of their genetic data during the whole process of its monetisation. 

Developed by: Lucas Evers, Miha Turšič, Sabine Wildevuur, Pieter van Boheemen, Wieke Betten Roland van Dierendonck and Federico Muffatto

When: 2017 – current

Where: Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Main actors involved: Designers, researchers, citizens that want to sequence their genetic material, artists.

Topics: Genetics, Bioethics, Personal Data Rights

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