Public research stopped because of regulations and destructions

As part of the development of the briefing paper “EU GMO Policies, Sustainable Farming and Public Research” (2012) produced by public-sector scientists and farmers organisations, a survey was conducted among public research institutes active in agricultural biotechnology in Europe. 

This survey resulted in a number of examples of public research slowed down, stopped or moved abroad, because of increasing regulatory hurdles and costs to prevent destruction of field research: