Project Objectives : Practical and lasting objectives

The overall aims of the EuroGentest project are to:

  • Establish a network of quality across Europe.
  • Promote research, proper utilization, quality control and assurance and adequate management of genetic services.
  • Harmonize the accreditation and certification of genetic testing laboratories and the EQA schemes for cytogenetics, biochemical and molecular genetics at a European, regional and national level throughout Europe.
  • Improve the quality of genetic counselling services in connection with genetic testing in different European countries.
  • Provide genetic healthcare workers, the end-users and healthcare authorities with a portfolio of quality-assured information sources and informatic tools that are subject to validation and quality procedures.
  • Establish procedures and guidelines for the validation of methods and technologies.
  • Identify present and future needs for Control Materials for genetic testing.


For more detailed information read the proposal abstract and objectives.




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