New genomic techniques - state of play

Residence Palace, Wetstraat 155
1040 Brussel

the FPS Health will be hosting the event ‘New Genomic Techniques – State of Play’ the 21st of June from 9 AM – 5 PM, at Residence Palace (Wetstraat 155, 1040 Brussel).


You are able to register on this link. We encourage you to do so by the 7th  of June cob, as knowing the number of participants asap is important to us for logistical reasons.

Places are limited, so we restrict the number of attendees to two per organisation. If you see seek an exemption for this rule, for any reason at all, you may present your motivation to the organizers (Mathias De Mesmaeker and Jens Warrie) and we will consider this based on your reasoning and the status of inscriptions.



Draft schedule is the following:

Morning session:

  • 09h00 – 09h30:     Welcome by the Ministers
  • 09h30 – 10h00:     Introduction to NGT’s
  • 10h00 – 10h30:     Traceability

                       10h30 – 11h00:     Coffee break 1

  • 11h00 – 11h30:     Risks & Perception
  • 11h30 – 11h45:     Sustainability analysis
  • 11h45 – 12h15:     Examples of NGT products
  • 12h15 – 12h45:     Institutional situation inside and

                                                        outside the EU


Afternoon session:

  • 14h00 – 17h00:     Stakeholder consultation          

                                                               (including coffee break 2)


Practical information

More information on the accessibility of the building can be found on this link.

This event will not be live streamed, only in person participation is possible.

The main language of the event will be English.

21 June 2023