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News announcement18 December 2015Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety

Workshop on synthetic biology took place on 10 December 2015

Workshop on Synthetic Biology took place on 10 December 2015.

Some 70 participants from all over the world attended the workshop. Speakers from academia, scientific committees, Commission services and Member States made presentations on synthetic biology.

The Ministry of Health of Luxembourg was represented by Mr Xavier Poos, ‘Conseiller de direction adjoint’. A representative of SAM (the newly created scientific advisory mechanism of DG RTD) also participated and presented the new mechanism.

The workshop provided the opportunity to review the work on synthetic biology at EU level and to discuss challenges that synthetic biology may pose.

See the workshop report

You can read the booklet with the abstracts of the lectures and watch the presentations given at the workshop.



Publication date
18 December 2015
Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety