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Record information and status
Record ID
15941
Status
Published
Date of creation
2006-08-23 14:16 UTC (philippe.leblond@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2017-08-15 20:15 UTC (ulrika.nilsson@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2017-08-15 20:15 UTC (ulrika.nilsson@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the Organization
Center for Biosafety and Transdisciplinary Sustainability Management (BATS)
Coordinates
Coordinates
Center for Biosafety and Transdisciplinary Sustainability Management (BATS)
Agency BATS
Bleulerstr. 25
Zurich
Switzerland, 8008
Phone:+41 76 494 57 18
Email:contact@bats.ch
Url:http://www.bats.ch/bats/en/index.php
Contact Information
Type of organization
  • Academic or research institute
Thematic areas
Socio-economic considerations
Organization’s profile
BATS Centre is a leading competence center studying the effects of biotechnology. The main application of biotechnology is in farming (green biotechnology) and medicine (red biotechnology). Looking forward, the BATS Centre analyses possible effects on economy, ecology and society. It is heading towards the following goals: (1) that research objectives are adjusted to take account of sustainability and (2) that society is informed of the social effects and can then decide which limits to place.
Contact person
Jakob Lindenmeyer
Director
Centre for Biosafety and Sustainability (BATS)
Zwinglistr. 40
Zurich
Switzerland, 8004
Phone:+ 41 78 77 66 1 33
Email:jakob@ethz.ch,jakob@lindenmeyer.ch
Additional Information
Additional Information
Projects of Centre BATS include: a) Food Trace Ability; b) GMO-watch: development of biochips to detect Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in food.

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