EU CBRN CoE Project 18

EU Centres of Excellence


​ International Network of Universities and Institutes for

Raising Awareness on Dual-Use Concerns in Bio-technology



minigroupThe project is part of the European Union (EU) Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Centre of Excellence (CoE) Risk Mitigation Initiative, implemented and funded by the European Commission in cooperation with the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI). The European External Action Service (EEAS) is also involved in the follow up of the initiative. The Initiative is developed with the technical support of relevant International and Regional Organisations, the EU Member States and other stakeholders, through coherent and effective cooperation at the national, regional and international level.

The Initiative aims to mitigate CBRN risks of criminal, accidental or natural origin by promoting cooperation and improving coordination and preparedness at national and regional levels.

The implementation period of the Project started in January 2013 and will end in December 2014. During these 2 years our mission will be that of modernizing and internationalizing biotechnology education; improving cooperation through the sharing of international standards and good laboratory practices; and improving bio-safety of society and environment, with a special attention to the “next generations of scientists”.

Here you can find more details on seminars and Regional Working Meetings carried out in the framework of Project 18:






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