Patent for KUL
We are pleased to announce that the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland, having examined the application numbered P.439141 filed on 04.10.2021, granted, by decision of 12.09.2023, a patent to the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin for the invention entitled. "Method of obtaining a biopreparation supporting growth and development of winter wheat containing endophytic strains".
The patent is a result of the LIDER IX project carried out at the Department of Biology and Biotechnology of Microorganisms of the Catholic University of Lublin, in cooperation with the Plant Breeding Strzelce Group IHAR (Hodowla Roślin Strzelce Sp. z o.o. Grupa IHAR) and The Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation (IUNG) in Puławy. The co-authors of the patent are Agnieszka Kuźniar, PhD, Kinga Włodarczyk, PhD, Weronika Goraj, PhD, and Agnieszka Wolińska, PhD, Prof.KUL, from the Department of Biology and Biotechnology of Microorganisms at the Faculty of Medicine of KUL.
Obtaining the patent opens the way for the scientists to obtain further, this time commercial, research projects and to attempt to implement the endophytic biopreparation.