07/28/2014 Evidence Synthesis Training Workshop, 14th November 2014, Cape Town, South Africa. Systematic reviews and systematic maps to identify, summarise and appraise primary research in an objective and repeatable manner.
05/22/2014 Consultation Workshop on Animal Feeding and in vitro Studies: Written comments will be accepted until June 18, 2014.
01/17/2014 How useful are animal feeding studies in plant research? At an online Q&A session Wendy Harwood from the John Innes Centre and two experts from the GRACE project (Professor Joachim Schiemann and Professor Pablo Steinberg) responded to questions around this topic.
12/19/2013 The Julius Kühn-Institut and the Collaboration for Environmental Evidence (CEE) have agreed to pool their efforts to improve and promote evidence synthesis methodology. A memorandum of understanding to this effect was signed in mid-December 2013.


GRACE in brief

GRACE is an EU FP7 research project with two key research objectives: Assessing health, environmental and socio-economic impacts of GM plants (risks and benefits) and testing various types of animal feeding trials and alternative in-vitro methods for health risk assessments of GM food and feed.

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Stakeholder and User Engagement

GRACE has an explicit focus on stakeholder and user engagement which is reflected by a dedicated work package. Stakeholders are involved in the planning stage of our research and in the interpretation of results and in drawing conclusions.

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Stakeholder Involvement

GRACE involves stakeholders in research planning and drawing of conclusions. Read here for more information.


Current Consultation(s)

Second Consultation Workshop on Animal Feeding and in vitro Studies
19-20 May 2014



Last Consultation

Stakeholder Consultation on Draft Study Plans for Chronic and Sub-chronic Toxicity Studies with GM Maize
Deadline for comments: 20 Dec 2013

GRACE Database

Improving the availability of scientific information on GM plants


The database (currently under development) will contain quality assessed studies and conclusions on the health effects, socio-economic consequences and environmental impacts of GM plants.


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