BBP Movement of Biological materials Task Force

This task force is working on a practical guidance document for the movement of biological materials.

This task force aims to develop of a practical guidance document (“Manual for the movement of biological materials”) for BBP members on the recommended practices focused on

  1. regulation
  2. import/export requirements
  3. packing instructions

for a specific type of biological material including government agency contact persons.

The manual will be a living document, with necessary adaptations according to evolutions on the legal front (e.g. Access and benefit Sharing of Genetic resources), and mentioning procedures that were developed in collaboration with the legislators (e.g. CITES).

Any further information on the activities of this task force can be obtained in contacting its leader.

Transport of Biologicals:  known consignor security declaration.

Task Force members

Astrid Coppens

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Chair of BBP Movement of Biological materials Task Force

René Custers

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Chair of BBP Movement of Biological materials Task Force

Frederik De Cooman

Member of BBP Movement of Biological materials Task Force

Toon De Kesel

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Member of BBP Movement of Biological materials Task Force

Esmeralda Prat

Member of BBP Movement of Biological materials Task Force

Patrick Rüdelsheim

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Member of BBP Movement of Biological materials Task Force

Karen van der Meulen

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Member of BBP Movement of Biological materials Task Force