New Genomic Techniques and their future in the EU

Tuesday 6 December 2022 10:00 11:30
Online
72 Participants
Sweden

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New Genomic Techniques and their future in the EU

Hosted by Members of the European Parliament Jessica Polfjärd (SE-EPP) and Erik Bergkvist (SE-S&D), this webinar will discuss the ongoing work by the European Commission on the incoming proposal for a new regulatory framework for New Genomic Techniques in the EU and their potential to contribute to European agriculture and food security. 

Welcome to join us for an in-depth discussion on future regulatory options. 

Programme 

Opening remarks
MEP Erik Bergkvist and Jessica Polfjärd

What are NGTs and how are they regulated today?
Stefan Jansson, Professor in plant cell and molecular biology, Umeå University

Panel discussion
Diana Lenzi, President of CEJA
Irene Sacristán, Head of Unit at DG SANTE 
Petra Jorasch, Manager Plant Breeding and Innovation Advocacy at Euroseeds

Closing remarks

Please register here on the event page. The discussion will be held on Zoom.

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Erik Bergkvist

MEP (SE-S&D).

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Jessica Polfjärd 

MEP (SE-EPP)