The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board

The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board is an independent body consisting of 21 members appointed by the Norwegian government.

The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board is an independent body consisting of 21 members appointed by the Norwegian government.

Each member has a background and/or education which makes him/her competent to discuss questions regarding modern biotechnology. Eight members of the board represent different public organisations.

The main tasks of the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board is to evaluate the social and ethical consequences of modern biotechnology and to discuss usage which promotes sustainable development.

Web page: http://www.bion.no/index_eng.shtml

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