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Stakeholder input wanted: survey on research needs for assessing GMO impacts 

Shaping the Future of GMO Research

Stakeholder with interests in the risk and/or benefit assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) are invited to take part in an online survey.

The aim of this survey is to identify which research needs should be prioritised, thereby contributing to the commissioning of research on the health, environment and economic impacts of GMOs.

The survey will close on 15th July 2015.

More information and access to the online survey

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Online Discourse in Autumn 2006

Coexistence with Genetically Modified Crops in Europe

What lies in the future for GM crops in Europe? What forms will the coexistence of genetically modified crops with conventional and organic farming take?

Take a look at the open discussion carried out with co-operation of experts from the field last autumn.

Fostering objective and informed debate on co-existence with genetically modified crops, GMO-Compass hosted an online discourse:




The online discussion forum was hosted by the website GMO-Compass is an information hub on genetically modified organisms and is prepared and operated by independent science journalists.

GMO-Compass is funded by the European Commission’s Sixth Framework Programme.


Dr. Christoph Löwer, Genius GmbH Darmstadt
Dr. Klaus Minol, Genius GmbH Darmstadt
Christina Benighaus, Ludger Benighaus


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Dr. Thomas von Schell, Tübingen
Philip Marx-Stölting, Tübingen

Animation: The Authorisation Process in Motion!

Applying, consulting, and making a decision: The long and winding road to GMO authorisation in the EU
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