Registration opened for the EC high-level conference on “Modern Biotechnologies in Agriculture – Paving the way for responsible innovation” in Brussels on 28.9.2017. EPSO provides science advice to policy including Agricultural Technologies which play a key role to address the challenges we face today and in future. EPSO advices to support the development and use of all Agricultural Technologies and to combine their advantages to the benefit of society and the environment. An intrinsic part of this is responsible research and innovation as well as science based policy and innovation.