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Compliance Assistance

Biotechnology Regulatory Services provides compliance assistance to organizations involved in biotechnology research and development, including small businesses and academic researchers, to facilitate compliance with APHIS regulations (7 CFR part 340) for the import, interstate movement, and field release of organisms developed using genetic engineering. Compliance assistance is provided to the regulated community through a variety of mechanisms including education, template procedures and forms, and the Biotechnology Quality Management Support (BQMS) Program.


Education is an important mechanism used to provide compliance assistance to the regulated community. Education is provided through a variety of activities including speaking engagements, webinars, and publications.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

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BQMS Program

The Biotechnology Quality Management Support (BQMS) Program provides participants with the tools and guidance needed to develop a BQMS that is tailored to their organization's needs and to better maintain compliance with APHIS regulations for the import, interstate movement, and field release of regulated genetically engineered (GE) organisms.

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