Steps in the evaluation process

Notification of receipt of application - These notices provide advice that a DIR licence application has been received by the OGTR and that a RARMP is in preparation.

Public calls for comment - The Regulator has invited the public to provide comment on a RARMP regarding the identified risk(s) to human health and the environment and the proposed management measures.

Call for comment closed - Comments on these RARMPs have closed, the Regulator is considering submissions and a decision on the licence is imminent.

For more information about DIR applications, please contact the OGTR. DIR applications are available on request (excluding any information that the Regulator has declared to be, or is under consideration as, Confidential Commercial Information) to anyone that requests a copy (section 54 of the Act). A summary of application and, once prepared, the RARMP for each application is available on this website.
Represents the status of licence applications and includes links to the relevant documents
DIR Licence Application Number Title of Project Notification of receipt of application Public calls for comment on RARMP open Call for comment closed (under consideration by the Regulator) Is application being assessed as ‘limited and controlled’?
DIR 180Commercial supply of a genetically modified COVID-19 vaccine07 Dec 202018 Dec 202018 Jan 2021No
DIR 179Clinical trial with a genetically modified Vaccinia virus vaccine to treat solid cancerous tumours17 Nov 202020 Jan 2021Yes
DIR 177Clinical trial of genetically modified human adenovirus for bladder cancer treatment10 Sep 202017 Nov 202022 Dec 2020Yes
DIR 176 Limited and controlled release of white clover genetically modified for increased condensed tannins09 Sep 202016 Nov 202005 Jan 2021Yes
DIR 175 Commercial release of canola (Brassica napus) genetically modified for herbicide tolerance and a hybrid breeding system (MS11) 13 Oct 2020No
DIR 174Commercial supply of a genetically modified cholera vaccine, VaxchoraŽ27 May 202022 Sep 202017 Nov 2020No

View the list of DIRs.