Communique of GTTAC meeting of 29 October 2019
This Communiqué covers matters considered at the 56th meeting of the Gene Technology Technical Advisory Committee (29 October 2019, Canberra).
Licence application DIR 169 from The University of Queensland (UQ) is for a licence to grow GM microalgae modified for increased production of medium chain fatty acids. The trial would be conducted at a single pilot plant at a UQ’s Pinjarra Hills campus. GM microalgae would be grown in several batches in closed outdoor culture vessels, with a combined cultivation period of up to 12 months. The trial would be finished at the end of 2022.