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.
The project aims to identify the best coexistence practices to capture the benefits from both GM and non GM production without jeopardizing their respective incentives.
This project aims at producing scientific data related to the possible environmental and economic impacts of cultivation of genetically modified plants (GMPs), relevant to European environments.
Marlon project aims to create an inventory of which epidemiological and monitoring initiatives exist, both within and outside the EU, which could provide useful data for the purpose of monitoring for health impacts of animal feeds, in particular those containing GM ingredients, on livestock animals. It will also collate, in a systematized manner, information on the factors that have to be considered when developing an epidemiological model specifically geared towards this purpose.
Continuous feedback on recent developments and new challenges in the field of GMO research are of paramount importance. An Advisory Group provides additional high-level expertise in areas strategic for the project’s activities.