The European Commission is carrying out targeted consultations with Member States and EU-level stakeholders to gather information for the Commission study on new genomic techniques, which will be delivered by 30 April 2021.
- A consultation of EU Member States through a specific survey: a draft questionnaire has been endorsed at a Joint Working Group of Member States GMO competent authorities held in Brussels on 15 January 2020 (link available soon). Member States have until 15 April 2020 to reply via EUsurvey.
- A targeted stakeholder consultation, which involves EU-level stakeholder organisations that could be directly or indirectly impacted and/or have potential interest in NGTs (see list below). Stakeholder contributions will be collected via a dedicated questionnaire survey. A stakeholder meeting will be held in Brussels on 10 February 2020 to discuss the questionnaire. Consulted stakeholders have until 30 April 2020 to reply via EUsurvey.