Federal Committees

The ECNH works together with a number of other federal committees in various areas:

Federal Administration

Responsibility for legislation and enforcement in the field of biotechnology and gene technology is divided among a number of different federal agencies, each of which is concerned with specific protection goals (environment, human health, Swiss agriculture, animal welfare). The ECNH is involved as an advisory body in legislative and authorization procedures.

  • Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)
  • Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH)
  • Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG)
  • Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO)

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Last edition: 25.02.2021