Czech/SlovakiaCzech RepublicSlovakia

Scientists table GMO opinion

19.07.2009

Ceské Budejovice - The scientists from the Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Science who coordinated the EU project MOBITAG have tabled a report on their attitudes towards political interference in the EU’s GMO authorisation process, and have formulated six recommendations to European policymakers. “Many European scientists are disturbed by the fact that political factors and ideology prevent unbiased assessment of GM technology in some EU countries, with a negative effect on the whole Community,” said the head of the report, Professor František Sehnal. In response, the group recommends the following
1. Decisions concerning genetic modifications should not contradict scientific evidence.
2. Breeding techniques, including GM, should be evaluated in respect to the outcome rather than the process itself.
3. Precautionary principle should be

replaced by risk/benefit assessment applied to all innovations in agriculture.
4. Risk assessments should always include the benefits and comparison of parallel technologies with all their components
5. Economic assessment should also be done by comparison with parallel technologies.
6. If member states are allowed to ban technology permitted in the EU, they should also be allowed to use a technology that has not yet been approved by the EU.

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01.02.2010

Prague – After increasing its investment in mid-January, full-service provider CRO FGK Clinical Research GmbH has become a major shareholder in the Czech contract research organization Avemedica s.r.o. Financial details were not...

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01.02.2010

Pilzen – German antibody drug development and discovery firm Affimed Therapeutics AG (Heidelberg) has spun-out all of its antibody discovery activities into a new Czech subsidiary – AbCheck s.r.o., which is located in Pilzen....

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18.09.2009

Prague/Jena – German and Czech researchers under Ales Svatos have opened the door to major improvements in the application of high-throughput metabolomics and systematic analyses of small molecules via MALDI-mass spectrometry...

Czech/SlovakiaCzech RepublicSlovakia

14.07.2009

Bratislava – According to a new study released by PG Economics, Slovak farmers would benefit more than counterparts in other EU countries from planting genetically-engineered Bt maize. Regional factors, as well as reducing an...

Czech/SlovakiaCzech RepublicSlovakia

14.07.2009

Vestec – The Czech Academy of Sciences and Charles University plan to build a modern biotechnology and biomedicine center, according to reports issued by the Czech Information Agency. With about 40,000 square meters of floor...

Czech/SlovakiaCzech RepublicSlovakia

13.07.2009

Olomouc – A new cluster with a focus on drug development and diagnostics has been established near Palacky University in Olmouc. Called MedChemBio, the centre seeks to attract companies with an interest in medicinal and...

Czech/SlovakiaCzech RepublicSlovakia

12.07.2009

Prague – A biotech company and a pharmaceutical enterprise are the winners of this year’s “Investor of the Year” competition, which is organised by CzechInvest and the country’s Association for Foreign Investment. At the end of...

Czech/SlovakiaCzech RepublicSlovakia

29.04.2009

Prague – A2Z Bio, the Czech subsidiary of UK-based Yorkshire Bioscience, is investing EUR100,000 at the CKD Prague Technological Innovation Centre to launch production of research reagents and services for the biotech R&D market....

Czech/SlovakiaCzech RepublicSlovakia

21.02.2009

Prague – At a meeting with Czech stakeholders in Prague in December, EuropaBio expressed its appreciation that the Czech Republic is one of the ‘pro-biotech’ EU member states. In January when the Czech Republic took over the...

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