Updated version of Legislation on biotechnology in the Nordic countries

    In 2014, The Nordic Committee on Bioethics published an overview of legislation on biotechnology in the Nordic countries. As the publication has been Read more »


Ethical Dilemmas of Consuming Animals

2-day seminar in Helsinki, 27-28 August, 2015 Lecture Hall 2402, Biocenter-3, Viikinkaari 1 (street address), University of Helsinki   In the 17th century, Read more »


Session on Sensitive Data at #NeIC2015

The Nordic committee on Bioethics hosted a session at the Nordic e-Infrastructure Conference 2015 - NeIC2015, and below is a short description of the content as well as Read more »

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Whole-genome sequencing and the implications for health care – Do we have a right not to know?

Workshop in Reykjavik, Iceland, 16–18 October 2014   With the whole-genome sequencing and whole exome sequencing, especially the issue of incidental findings, Read more »

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Legislation on biotechnology in the Nordic countries – an overview 2014

  Nordic Committee on Bioethics issues selected pieces of biomedical legislation in the Nordic countries. The Committee has actively followed the emergence of Read more »


Session on Neurological Enhancement, Helsinki 10 June

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Synthetic Biology; Bioethics and Biosafety

Conference in Tromsø 28 August 2014. Read more »


Children’s Participation and Decision-Making in Medical Matters – report

For information and to download the report: Read more »

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Hunting and Protecting of Marine Mammals – report

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Reproductive Technology and Surrogacy – a Global Perspective, Reykjavik 25-27 August

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    The Nordic Committee on Bioethics was founded in 1989 to promote Nordic cooperation and exchange of information between scientists, parliamentarians, opinion leaders and public officials in the area of bioethics.


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