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2012-01-23 13:44 UTC (eric.wiedmer@natureconsult.ch)
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2019-04-30 11:36 UTC (eric.wiedmer@natureconsult.ch)
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2019-07-05 13:04 UTC (annegabrielle.wuestsaucy@bafu.admin.ch)

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Ecogen: Federal Coordination Centre for Biotechnology
The Federal Coordination Centre for Biotechnology is a portal for all notifications and licence applications in accordance with the Containment Ordinance (CO) and the Ordinance on Occupational Safety in Biotechnology (OOSB).

The obligation to submit notifications or to be licensed applies to institutes, companies and organisations that carry out activities using genetically modified or pathogenic organisms in contained systems.

The public register contains the list of notifications and authorizations for activities involving pathogenic or genetically modified organisms in contained use.