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SAPEA Evidence Review Report "Improving authorisation processes for plant protection products in Europe"
  • 2018

Improving authorisation processes for plant protection products in Europe

Plant protection products, such as insecticides and herbicides, are used in agriculture to enhance food production. At EU level, authorisation processes aim to ensure that these products are not harmful for human health. At the request of the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, the European academies examined the methods and procedures in place with a view to identify possible enhancements.
Human embryonic stem cells
  • 2017

Human embryonic stem cells: patentability of inventions in Europe

The European federation of Academies ALLEA (All European Academies) pleads that in Europe the patentability of human embryonic stem cells be assessed in applying the same moral standards that are applicable to research and development on them as well as to their production and commercialisation.

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