Questions and Answers on Stem Cell Research

“Questions and Answers on Stem Cell Research” provides a summary of topics relevant to the submission of applications and to the correct application of the Stem Cell Research Act.  

Questions relating to surplus embryos

Key concepts relating to surplus embryos are defined in a readily understandable and legally binding manner. This is because the careful handling of research material in accordance with the legal definitions is crucial in stem cell research.

Interlinked stem cell research procedures

The following research procedures are only permissible in association with other procedures, which is referred to here as "linkage". The concept of interlinked research procedures in stem cell research is explained below.

Last modification 17.08.2018

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