Navigation path

16Th EC-US Task Force Meeting, Brussels, 19-20 July 2006


The European Commission (EC) – United States (US) Task Force (TF) on Biotechnology Research met for the 16th time in Brussels, Belgium, on July 19-20, 2006. The meeting was co- chaired by Christian Patermann, Director, of Biotechnology, Agriculture and Food Research, Research Directorate-General, EC, and Kathie Olsen, Deputy Director, National Science Foundation (NSF), US. The TF discussed a diverse range of scientific fields including synthetic biology, plant biotechnology and plant based bio-products, obesity, allergy, animal infectious diseases, livestock genomics, marin and environmental biotechnology as well as women and biosciences.