The scope of biotechnology is broad and impacts economies, policies, and people globally.
Applications range from advanced medicines to and improvements in agriculture to feedstocks and biofuels, and further to exotic industrial materials and processes.
The diversity of biotechnology applications means than most every country can benefit from biotechnology in many ways.
Beyond simple development of useful new products, biotechnology can also impact quality of life and benefit foreign trade, meaning that biotechnology can influence both domestic and foreign policy decisions.
These pages presents a distillation of the Scientific American WorldView Scorecard which was developed by Dr. Yali Friedman in 2009 and has been updated since.
Hopefully you will find this global comparison insightful and thought-provoking. I welcome your thoughts via the contact page.
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