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Theme: Biotechnology (CB03)

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CB0301: Investigation of the establishment and persistence of GM potato volunteers and the potential consequences for current EU labelling thresholds for GM
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2009, Cost £16,687
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Biotechnology and GMOs
Keywords:  
Genetically modified food and crops, GM Food, GM Risk Assessment, Potatoes, Biotechnology
 
 
CB0302: Independent systematic review of published material on the environmental and economic impacts of GM crops
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2011, Cost £55,333
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   SAC Commercial Ltd
Field of Study:   Biotechnology and GMOs
Keywords:  
Economic Research, Environmental Impact, Genetically modified food and crops, GM Food, GM Non-Food, GM Risk Assessment, Biotechnology
 
 
CB0303: Desk study to review environmental risks from research trials and marketing of GM veterinary and human medicines
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2011, Cost £71,810
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   The Food & Environment Research Agency
Field of Study:   Biotechnology and GMOs
Keywords:  
Environmental Impact, Genetically modified food and crops, GM Non-Food, GM Risk Assessment, Risk assessment and management, Veterinary Medicines, Biotechnology
 
 
CB0304: Determining and increasing the sensitivity of existing environmental surveillance monitoring networks to detect unanticipated effects that may occur in the environment in response to the cultivation of genetically modified crops
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2012, Cost £56,278
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Centre For Ecology and Hydrology (CEH)
Field of Study:   Biotechnology and GMOs
Keywords:  
Genetically modified food and crops, GM Risk Assessment
 
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