The European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER) is a non-profit association registered under German law. The purpose of ENSSER is:

“the advancement of science and research for the protection of the environment, biological diversity and human health against negative impacts of new technologies and their products. This especially includes the support and protection of independent and critical research to advance the scientific assessment of the potentially negative impacts. The purpose of the by-laws is the realization of research projects, the award of research assignments to third parties, the realization of scientific events, presentation and discussion of scientific work to the relevant audience, and the advancement of the European and international discourse on the risks and benefits of new technologies and on their regulation.”

ENSSER was founded on August 27, 2009.

Please find in the attachments the ENSSER Mission Statement as well as the ENSSER Statutes as of November 2016 in German (official document) and English


  • 1 pdf ENSSER_Mission_Statement
    ENSSER Mission Statement
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  • 2 pdf statutes
    ENSSER Statutes (in English)
    unofficial translation
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  • 3 pdf ENSSER_Satzung_-_Nov_2016
    ENSSER Statutes (in German)
    official version
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