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The Task Force


The challenging mission of the EC-US Task Force is to anticipate the needs of tomorrow’s science, today. This requires effective transatlantic communication and collaboration.

The Task Force is a transatlantic grouping, whose activities are designed to bring European and American researchers closer together.

It unites distinguished researchers and leading figures from the world of biotechnology on both sides of the Atlantic.

The Task Force hosts annual meetings and focussed workshops at which these experts work together to exploit European and US potential in this important field.

In 2010, the Task Force celebrated 20 years of close collaboration with a major conference acrobat icon and its annual meeting acrobat icon

The Task Force celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2000. This special brochure [ - 1.19 MB] highlights the transatlantic group's most significant achievements in the first decade of its existence.

Renewal of the agreement on the EC-US Task Force on Biotechnology Research (June 2006): press releases
- EC Press Release [ - 106 KB]
- US Press release [ - 18 KB]