The future of genome editing innovations in the EU

Stuart J. Smyth, Justus Wesseler

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The European Commission (EC) recommends that policy within the EU should consider how to make the regulation of new genomic techniques ‘more resilient, future-proof and uniformly applied’ than is presently the case. In this article, we explore what this might mean for the EU and what solutions might exist.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Biotechnology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2022
Externally publishedYes


  • European Food Safety Authority
  • biotechnology
  • genome editing
  • regulations
  • regulatory barriers


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