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18 Oct Promotion of Young Professionals in Science and Technology

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
2009
The shortage of young people in numerous technical professions that can be ascertained at present has been foreseeable for some time owing to various societal trends and conditions—among which the demographical development ranks first. Usually, partial aspects or highly specialized questions are pursued in such surveys, generated as a rule from a discipline-specific perspective. Hence it is not only difficult to gain an overview of the broad range of literature but especially to comprehend the numerous and complex reasons for the shortage of young people as well as the possible interdependencies. acatech aims at the development of a comprehensive strategy for the targeted promotion of young people for entry into the engineering sciences. If one wants recommended actions and suggestions of promotional measures to be well founded, one has to identify and understand the complex reasons for the shortage of young people beforehand. Hence the experts of the “Platform” deal with the causes from a multidisciplinary and problem-oriented perspective and investigate the problems that were identified as urgent in the context of five topics.
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18 Oct Ratification of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine by the Polish Parliament

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN)
2012
Letter of the President of PAS and the Chairman of the Committee on Biology of Reproduction of PAS to the Speaker of the Polish Parliament with regard to a legislative initiative on ratifying the Convention signed by the Republic of Poland.
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18 Oct Position paper 1/2012 of the Committee on Bioethics PAS of 15 March 2012

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN)
2012
On ethical problems of reproductive medicine and clinical genetics requiring legal regulation (including in vitro fertilisation and the need of implementation of the Directive 2004/23/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31 March 2004 on setting standards of quality and safety for the donation, procurement, testing, processing, preservation, storage and distribution of human tissues and cells, Implementing Directives, Commission Directive 2006/17/EC of 8 February 2006 and Commission Directive 2006/86/EC as far as human embryos and gametes are concerned).
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18 Oct Position paper of the Committee on Bioethics PAS of 8 June 2012 on the admissibility of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD in Poland)

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN)
2012
On the directions in legal regulations concerning the application of in vitro fertilisation and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis technologies. The position paper indicates medical and ethical aspects as well as legal regulations in force in Poland and in other countries of European Union.
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18 Oct Biomedical engineering careers series practical engineering at the front line of the health service

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2012
Fellow students from his four-year MEng undergraduate course in biomedical engineering at Imperial College London are now in a very wide range of jobs, he says.
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18 Oct Establishing high-level evidence for the safety and efficacy of medical devices and systems

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2013
A summary of a roundtable forum held on 16 January 2013 hosted by the Royal Academy of Engineering and The Academy of Medical Sciences.
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18 Oct Perspectives on Biotechnology Communication. Controversies – Contexts – Formats2

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
2012
Biotechnology, and genetic engineering in particular, have been a point of focus for public debate in Germany for almost 40 years. However, controversy in social and academic settings centres around specific application rather than on the theory of biotechnology itself. Conceptualizing this public controversy as a lack of acceptance that can be overcome by providing greater information misses the point. Controversy is by nature important, and should not be swept under the carpet by communications. When it comes to new technologies, dialogue between scientists and the public at large is vital.
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18 Oct Value created from productive oceans in 2050/ English

Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA)
2012
The report presents a summary of the potentials for marine industries in Norway. The scale of value generation in marine sector in 2050 is estimated to of the order 70 billion EUR.
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18 Oct Food from the Ocean – Norway’s Opportunities/ English

Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA)
2013
The volume contains the written version of the talks presented at a symposium with the title "Food from the Ocean – Norway's Opportunities".
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