NEEDS a view with all the log content type licenses.

The Embryo Research Licensing Committee of NHMRC (NHMRC Licensing Committee) is required by section 29 of the Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002 (RIHE Act) to maintain a public database containing particular information in relation to each licence.

The Embryo Research Licensing Committee of NHMRC (NHMRC Licensing Committee) is required by section 29 of the Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002 (RIHE Act) to maintain a public database containing the following information in relation to each licence:

  • the name of the person to whom the licence was issued;
  • a short statement about the nature of the uses of excess ART embryos or human eggs, and creation or uses of other embryos, that are authorised by the licence;
  • any conditions to which the licence is subject;
  • the number of excess ART embryos or human eggs, and the number of other embryos authorised to created in respect of which use is authorised by the licence;
  • the date on which the licence was issued; and
  • the period throughout which the licence is to remain in force.

Information made public must not be such as to disclose confidential commercial information.

Licence Conditions

Licences issued by the NHMRC Licensing Committee are subject to conditions. Licences are also subject to the provisions of the RIHE Act and the Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002. The sections below describe Standard and Special Licence conditions.

Standard Conditions

The Standard Conditions document is available below. Standard conditions apply to all licences unless a particular Standard Condition is specifically excluded by the Special Conditions for a licence.

Special Conditions

Special licence conditions relate to a particular licence and include conditions about the number of excess ART embryos or eggs authorised for use, the number of other embryos authorised to be created or used, the people authorised to create and/or use them and the authorised sites, as well as any other special conditions determined by the NHMRC Licensing Committee.

See the table below for details of the licences and Special Conditions.

Current Licences issued under section 21 of the Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002

Expired
Expired
Name of organisation
Sydney IVF
Title of licence
Effect of an additive on embryo culture: analysis of growth and epigenetic programming
Expired
Expired
Name of organisation
Monash IVF
Title of licence
Use of excess ART embryos for training in embryo biopsy.
Expired
Expired
Name of organisation
Sydney IVF
Title of licence
Improvement in laboratory conditions for embryo culture
Date licence ends
Expired
Current
Name of organisation
Genea Limited
Title of licence
Development of Methods for Preimplantation Genetic and Metabolic Evaluation of Human Embryos
Date licence ends
Expired
Current
Name of organisation
Genea Limited
Title of licence
Development of Human Embryonic Stem (ES) Cells
Expired
Expired
Name of organisation
Melbourne IVF Pty Ltd
Title of licence
Development of testing procedures for unbalanced chromosome errors in human embryos
Expired
Expired
Name of organisation
Monash University
Title of licence
Derivation of embryonic stem cell lines from the human embryo
Expired
Expired
Name of organisation
IVF Australia Pty Ltd
Title of licence
A collaborative project between IVF Australia and the Diabetes Transplant Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital to derive human embryonic stem cell lines for the treatment of diabetes.
Expired
Expired
Name of organisation
Melbourne IVF Pty Ltd
Title of licence
A collaborative project between Melbourne IVF Pty Ltd and Stem Cell Sciences Pty Ltd to derive human embryonic stem cell lines.
Date licence ends
Expired
Current
Name of organisation
Genea Limited
Title of licence
Derivation of human embryonic stem cells from embryos identified through preimplantation genetic diagnosis to be affected by known serious monogenic conditions
Title Embryo research licence
309702A v19
Licence number
309702A v19 License and special conditions
Date of licence
Attachments
309700 v3
Licence number
309700 v3
Date of licence
Attachments
309701 v20
Licence number
309701 v20
Date of licence
Attachments
309702b v34
Licence number
309702b v34
Date of licence
Attachments
309703 v40
Licence number
309703 v40
Date of licence
Attachments
309704 v8
Licence number
309704 v8
Date of licence
Attachments
309707 v5
Licence number
309707 v5
Date of licence
Attachments
309708 v6
Licence number
309708 v6
Date of licence
Attachments
309709 v9
Licence number
309709 v9
Date of licence
Attachments
309710 v31
Licence number
309710 v32
Date of licence
Attachments