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dc.contributor.authorPAPATRYFON Iliasen_GB
dc.contributor.authorBOCK ANNE-KATRINen_GB
dc.contributor.authorWOLF OLIVERen_GB
dc.contributor.authorZIKA Elenien_GB
dc.contributor.authorSTEIN Alexander Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorGOMEZ-BARBERO Manuelen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2010-02-25T16:03:08Z-
dc.date.available2008-08-21en_GB
dc.date.available2010-02-25T16:03:08Z-
dc.date.created2008-08-07en_GB
dc.date.issued2008en_GB
dc.date.submitted2008-03-14en_GB
dc.identifier.isbn978-92-79-09505-4en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1018-5593en_GB
dc.identifier.otherEUR 23413 ENen_GB
dc.identifier.otherOPOCE LF-NA-23413-EN-Cen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC44144-
dc.description.abstractBiotechnology is generally considered one of the key technologies of the 21st century, with a potentially wide range of applications in e.g. healthcare, agriculture, and industrial production processes. However, this notion has not yet been substantiated, as the diversity of sectors in which biotechnology is applied makes it difficult to investigate its actual degree of diffusion. Against this background and following a request from the European Parliament, the European Commission initiated the Biotechnology for Europe Study (Bio4EU Study). The study's objectives are to assess the contributions of modern biotechnology to the achievement of major European policy goals, and to increase public awareness and understanding of modern biotechnology.This report presents an analysis of the collected data with a view to assessing the contributions of modern biotechnology to major EU policy goals such as economic growth and job creation (Lisbon Agenda), and environmental sustainability and public health (Sustainable Development Strategy). As such, the report can be considered a background document of the Bio4EU synthesis report, which sets out the main findings of the study.en_GB
dc.description.sponsorshipJRC.J.5-Agriculture and Life Sciences in the Economyen_GB
dc.format.mediumOnlineen_GB
dc.languageENGen_GB
dc.publisherEuropean Commissionen_GB
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJRC44144en_GB
dc.titleConsequences, Opportunities and Challenges of Modern Biotechnology for Europe - The Analysis Reporten_GB
dc.typeEUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reportsen_GB
dc.identifier.doi10.2791/34187en_GB
JRC Directorate:Growth and Innovation

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