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21 July 2016
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Netherlands Biosecurity Office organized a symposium about improving biosecurity and dual use considerations in the research chain: from grant application to publication. The symposium was hold in the Trippenhuis of the KNAW (Kloveniersburgwal 29) on the 5th of October 2016.
14 August 2015
The annual report for 2013-2014 provides an overview of the Biosecurity Office’s work: support for government authorities, network and knowledge development, information activities and workshop days, educational initiatives, the knowledge products it has developed, and international activities.
23 April 2014
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has published an advisory report for the government about dual-use research. This report recommends the creation of an advisory committee on biosecurity that can address any questions on possible dual-use aspects of research. The advisory report can be downloaded here. A formal government response to the report is expected in 2014.