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In the light of increasing importance of issues concerning food safety, the leaders of the Group of Eight industrialised countries and the Ministers invited the OECD Working Group on Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight of Biotechnology and the OECD Task Force for the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds to undertake a study of the implications of biotechnology and other aspects of food safety. The G8 invited OECD experts to report on
Universities are key elements in the science systems in all OECD countries.
This report presents the patterns and main trends of the internationalisation of industrial R&D. It also probes the possible consequences of this phenomenon, which constitutes the most advanced stage in the globalisation process.
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This paper intends to bring the Austrian tip experience to the focus group on 'Cluster Analysis & Cluster Policies' within the OECD National Innovation Systems (NIS) Project. A short and concise demonstration of our activities and perspectives ta...
Modern biotechnology could have an important impact both on the scope of genetic changes that can be made to food organisms and on the range of possible food sources. This publication presents scientific papers and the reports of two expert groups concerned with strategies for establishing the safety of novel foods. Anyone involved in safety evaluations of new foods or food components derived through modern biotechnology will find it
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This report examines ways in which governments can stimulate the supply of venture capital for innovative firms. Proceedings of the 1995 ad hoc meeting of experts on venture capital.
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This publication has been prepared by the OECD Environment Directorate, in collaboration with the Directorate for Science, Technology, and Industry. It is the product of work undertaken by the Group of National Experts on Safety in Biotechnology. As such, it is related to another report published by the OECD, Safety Considerations for Biotechnology, 1992.
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This publication provides an introduction for the layman to crop breeding practices and to the wealth of centuries-long knowledge and experience on which today's agriculture depends.
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Following the publication of "Recombinant DNA Safety Considerations" and "Good Developmental Principles for Small-scale Field Research",the OECD Group of National Experts on Safety in Biotechnology further developed safety principles.