The IICI’s Biosafety Resource Network (BRN) works with partners to successfully advance projects through product development and regulatory approval to bring products to the farmer’s field.

The BRN consists of a critical mass of expertise commissioned to guide crop improvement efforts through the complex product development and regulatory process for the Danforth Plant Science Center and other institutions. The team of employees and external consultants gained their experience working in the private sector and for regulatory agencies.

Areas of expertise include:
  • Product development planning and coordination
  • Regulatory strategy development
  • Confined field testing
  • Food safety assessment and testing
  • Environmental risk assessment and safety evaluation
  • Communications