Execution dates - 2013-01-01 - 2014-12-31 (24 Months)
Funding Entity - United Nations Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI).
Funding for Grupo - 3 675.00 €
Total Funding - 400 000 €
Proponent Institution -
1. Develop a sustainable network of universities and research institutes to reinforce a culture of bio-safety and bio-security.
2. Raise awareness of dual-use concerns in bio-technology (accidents, hazardous experiments, deliberate misuse, etc.) for academics, scientists, researchers, technicians and students.
3. Foster the exchange of information, dissemination of knowledge, transfer of best practice and design of joint initiatives, both internally and externally among network participants and national agencies.
4. Advocate for the incremental incorporation of training materials and agreed common standards on bio-safety and bio-security as a component of the curricula (universities) or fields of research (institutes) of the network participants.