Training & Workshops
To facilitate the exchange of information between the EURL GMFF and the NRLs operating under Regulation (EU) 2017/625 annual NRL workshops are organised. These workshops aim to provide updates on the control tasks of the NRLs, signal emergency issues, present updates on the legal framework and discuss the results of the proficiency testing rounds of the preceding year.
|29-Sep-20||NRL workshop 2020||Virtual||Report|
|30-Sep-19||NRL workshop 2019||Ispra, IT||Report|
|02-Oct-18||NRL workshop 2018||Ispra, IT||Report|
|20-21 Sept 2017||NRL workshop 2017||Ispra, IT||Report|
|21-Sep-16||NRL workshop 2016||Ispra, IT||Report|
|22-23 Sept 2015||NRL workshop 2015||Ispra, IT||Report|
The EURL GMFF regularly organises training courses or training workshops for NRLs on topics proposed by the NRLs during the annual workshops. These training events aim to update the NRLs on technical advances in the analytical field or for exchanging experiences on approaches or new analytical techniques used for enforcement activities.
|12 & 19 Nov 2020||Training on the new guidance document on measurement uncertainty (MU) for GMO testing laboratories||Virtual||Report|
|12-13 Nov 2019||Training workshop on the transferability of qPCR methods into a dPCR format, aspects to be considered for accreditation and the use of conversion factors||Geel, BE||Report|
|23-25 May 2018||Training workshop on GMO screening approaches||Gembloux, BE||Report|
|29 Nov - 1 Dec 2017||Hands-on training on digital PCR||Ljubljana, SI||Report|
|7-9 June 2017||Training workshop on DNA extraction from food and feed||Ispra, IT||Report|
|8-10 Dec 2015||Training workshop on digital PCR and next generation sequencing||Ljubljana, SI||Report|
|19-21 Nov 2014||Training course on digital and droplet digital PCR||Ispra, IT||Report|
Training and workshops for Third Countries
The JRC also organises a series of international training and workshops aimed at capacity building and harmonisation of GMO detection and analysis in Third Countries. Please click here to view a summary of these activities.