Biotechnology: Information for specialists

Notifications and authorisations

Activities in contained use

Activities with genetically modified organisms, alien organisms subject to compulsory containment or pathogenic organisms in contained use.

Experimental releases

Experimental releases of genetically modified organisms, pathogenic organisms or alien small invertebrates: Legal bases, competence, applications and authorisations.

Marketing

Marketing of GMOs, pathogenic organisms or alien small invertebrates: Legal bases, competence, applications and authorisations.

International affairs

Nagoya Protocol

Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources to genetic resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from their utilization

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity is the first international legally binding tool regarding biosafety in biotechnology.

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