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Responsible Use of New Genetic Engineering Techniques

Position paper on the opportunities and risks of applying genome editing in agriculture

Year of publication: 07 / 2018

The European Court of Justice ruled that new genetic engineering techniques such as genome editing and the resulting organisms that are created are covered by the GMO Directive. In a new position paper, the Oeko-Institut emphasises that…

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Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials in a Regulatory Context

authors: Hermann, A. | Köhler, A. | Azoulay, D. | Fredrigo, D.
Year of publication: 12 / 2016

This fact sheet provides an overview of the existing risk assessment procedures for manufactured nanomaterials as well as details and comments on the most relevant on-going developments.

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Study on the Energy Saving Potential of Increasing Resource Efficiency

Final Report

authors: Mehlhart, G. | Bakas, I. | Herczeg, M. | Strosser, P. | Rynikiewicz, C. | Agenais, A. | Bergmann, T. | Mottschall, M. | Köhler, A. | Antony, F. | Bilsen, V. | Greeven, S. | Debergh, P. | Hay, D.
Year of publication: 09 / 2016

This study estimates potential energy savings found through increased resource efficiency in select product groups, sectors and examples of industrial symbioses in the EU. Six areasoffer the greatest energy savings from…

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Toxicity and ecotoxicity of nanomaterials

author: Köhler, A.
Year of publication: 02 / 2015

Presentation from Dr. Andreas Köhler, Strategic workshop on nanotechnology, Brussels, 10.2.2015

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Toxicity of engineered Nanomaterials


authors: Köhler, A. | et al.
Year of publication: 01 / 2015

This factsheet intends to inform interested lay persons who engage in the field of risk governance for nanotechnologies, including standardization, labelling, or regulation in a European context. It reviews currently available knowledge…

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