The ECNH issues opinions on legislation and on applications for permits of fundamental significance in the field of non-human biotechnology and gene technology.

Selected opinions the ECNH publishes as booklets.

The ECNH also commissions external reports, which serve as working documents. Those of larger public interest are published in the ECNH book series «Contributions to Ethics and Biotechnology».

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Last edition: 06.11.2018


Secretariat ECNH
Tel.: +41 (0)58 463 83 83

Postal address

Federal Ethics Committee on Non-Human Biotechnology ECNH
c/o Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)
CH-3003 Bern


Papiermühlestrasse 172
CH-3003 Bern

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