Germany's biotech industry requests more state support
9:58 AM MDT | June 5, 2013 | Michael Ravenscroft
The biotechnology trade association in Germany (DIB; Frankfurt) has called for more support from the country's next federal government, to maintain the international competitiveness of German biotech. "Germany and Europe need biotech, because it can contribute to solving some of society's greatest challenges, such as population growth, aging populations in industrialized nations, dwindling sources of raw materials, energy, and water, as well as climate change," says Matthias Braun, chairman of DIB. "Biotech provides innovation that makes things...
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