The European Network of GMO Laboratories (ENGL) is a unique platform of EU
experts that play an eminent role in the development, harmonisation and
standardisation of means and methods for sampling, detection, identification and
quantification of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) or derived products in a
wide variety of matrices, covering seeds, grains, food, feed and environmental
The network was inaugurated in Brussels on December 4th 2002 and it currently consists of more than 100 national enforcement laboratories, representing all 27 EU Member States plus Norway and Switzerland. Its plenary meetings are open to particular observers, such as to representatives from Acceding and Candidate Countries.
See also: ENGL web site