United Kingdom: UK Government Paves Way For Genome Editing

“Genome editing” has been singled out as an innovative biotechnology that is to be nurtured and supported by the UK government as it prepares to depart the EU. The UK government is aligning its business, innovation, agriculture and environmental agendas in order to better support research and development as well as commercialization of technologies and products from the life science sector, including agricultural biotechnology. Although commercial products of transgenic “Genetic Modification” are unlikely to flourish after Brexit, genome editing may be accepted if the many aspects involved align to make conditions favorable.

United Kingdom: UK Government Paves Way For Genome Editing