Chapter 18. The Regulation of Modern Biotechnology: A Historical and European Perspective: A Case Study in How Societies Cope with New Knowledge in the Last Quarter of the Twentieth Century

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Mark F. Cantley

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch18o

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Cantley, M. F. (2001) The Regulation of Modern Biotechnology: A Historical and European Perspective: A Case Study in How Societies Cope with New Knowledge in the Last Quarter of the Twentieth Century, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch18o

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 3

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. Paris, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999

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Keywords:

  • biotechnology;
  • genetic engineering;
  • various strands;
  • remarkable scientific discoveries;
  • multi-international-institutional

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Origins and Beginnings: from Avery to Asilomar, and Capitol Hill

  • Beginnings in Europe: From “GMAG” to the EC's 1982 Council Recommendation

  • From Research to Strategy, Co-ordination and Concertation, by Commission and Industry

  • 1985-1990: From Strategy to Legislation

  • Policy Evolution at National Level, in Different Continents, Countries and Cultures

  • International Actors: European, the OECD, the UN Agencies and Rio

  • Re-thinking and Review: 1990-1995

  • Synthesis and Conclusions: Learning from History Personal Statement

  • References