Federal Coordination Centre for Biotechnology

Project overview

The authorities must be notified of any activities involving genetically modified and pathogenic organisms. The Federal Coordination Centre for Biotechnology, which forms part of the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment FOEN, functions as a single point of contact in the coordination of notifications and licence applications between notifiers and the competent authorities.

Our services

Management of the Federal Biotechnology Coordination Centre on a mandate basis. Coordination of the notification system. Review of technical and administrative completeness. Point of contact for queries. Database management and maintenance.

Expertise involved



Federal Office for the Environment FOEN