IDC`s Biosafety Working Group is working in the field of management and use of plant genetic resources, risk assessment of new biotechnologies, and safety and security issues of synthetic biology.

Follow the project links to learn more about our activites

CISYNBIO: Cinema and Synthetic Biology

Investigating the biosafety and risk assessment needs of synthetic biology in Austria and China

TARPOL: Targeting environmental pollution with engineered microbial systems á la carte
Communicating Synthetic Biology
Safety and ethical aspects of Synthetic Biology


CAMBIODIVERSITY: Promoting biodiversity conservation in Cambodia

Networking on conservation and use of plant genetic resources in Europe and Asia
Benefiting from an improved agricultural portfolio in Asia

Biosafety and genetically modified crops in Southern Africa

The Biosafety WG includes the following IDC members: Markus Schmidt (group leader), Alexander Kelle, Gregor Giersch, Stefan Glaser, Angela Meyer