Over the last few weeks, events have followed in quick succession in the field of embryonic stem cell research. Breakthrough after breakthrough has followed progress after progress. Those interested in the field of embryonic stem cell research find it difficult to study the numerous publications on this topic in detail. Non-experts will soon lose their way in the large number of publications. BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg will present the new methods and stem cell experts, regeneration biologists, medics and ethicists will explain whether they think that the new methods are useful or not.