What is EIBE
The European Initiative for Biotechnology Education (EIBE)
seeks to promote skills, enhance understanding and facilitate
public debate throughout Europe.
Founded in 1991, EIBE has become an active European multidisciplinary
network of experts in biotechnology education drawn from 20 centres
in 17 European countries.
What are EIBE Units ?
The main activity of the Group has been to generate teaching
materials for 16 -19 year olds. EIBE Units are collections of
activities including a variety of experimental protocols, practical
activities, role-plays, information and debates. Easily accessible
on the World Wide Web, they are suitable for immediate classroom
use. The titles of the published units are shown down the left
hand side, just click on a title to gain information about a
unit. All units are published in PDF format and exist in several
languages. You can download them wherever you see this sign.. Just click on the language version
you require. For more information about publication dates, available
translations, content and teaching approach of each unit click
on the "contents" button below..
PC users please see the important note at the end of this
You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 (or higher) to read
and print PDF files.
EIBE seeks to promote an informed debate about biotechnology
and does not represent the views of any other body. EIBE gratefully
acknowledges the support and funding of the European Commission.
Important note for PC users
Use the left button on your mouse to open PDF files in your
browser but use the right mouse button and choose the option
"save link as..." to download the units on to your