In October, BIO Deutschland took part for the first time in International BioFest in Melbourne, giving two presentations over the course of Australia’s flagship life sciences conference. The association provided an overview of the current status of European and German regulations in the Global Policy Update session.
As part of the Chemicals Industry Dialogue, BIO Deutschland took part on 17 October in a working meeting at the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) together with other representatives from associations and institutions.
From 24 to 28 October the Working Groups of the ISO Technical Committee 276 Biotechnology (ISO/TC) met in Dublin, Ireland. Group members discussed the the latest standards proposals in the Working Groups “Terminology” (WG 1), “Biobanks and bioresources” (WG 2), “Analytical methods” (WG 3), “Bioprocessing” (WG 4) and “Data processing and integration” (WG 5).