Monday 07 December.
The Federal Commission for medical and scientific research on embryos in-vitro was set by the law about embryos of 11 May 2003. The Commission was officially appointed on 6 June 2006 and since then takes the tasks within its competence:
granting the permission to carry out a research project on embryos in vitro in Belgium,
collecting all information about research projects in Belgium,
proposing changes of the law about embryos,
giving directives to the local ethics committees and researchers.
“The Importance of the Federal Embryo Commission in Times of Genome Editing”
Symposium 8 november 2013
"Ten years law on embryos research"Programme
Activity Report 2008-2010
Activity Report 2006-2007 (DU-FR)
“Recent developments in human embryo research”Programme
Embryonic stem cells: an essential tool for human biology and medicine of tomorrow. - Pierre VANDERHAEGHEN, Université Libre de Bruxelles;
Synthetic Human Entities with Embryo-like Features (SHEEFs) : an ethical exploration. - Guido DE WERT, Universiteit van Maastricht, Nederland;
Patenting CRISPR-Cas9: the legal battle. - Julian COCKBAIN, Bioethics Institute Ghent, Universiteit Gent;
Policy framework of the biobanks in Belgium. - Nick VAN GELDER, jurist FAGG;
European regulation of embryo research. - Geoffrey WILLEMS, Centre de droit de la personne, de la famille et de son patrimoine, UCL.