Introduction: Some Definitions of Biotechnology

"Biotechnology is the integration of natural sciences and engineering sciences in order to achieve the application of organisms, cells, parts thereof and molecular analogues for products and services."
(European Federation of Biotechnology, 1989)

"Biotechnology is the controlled application of biological information."
(Prof. E. Houwink, 1989)

"Biotechnology is an optional tool to achieve a business Goal" (Industry Statement 2004)

 


Source: Prof. O. Ghisalba KTI/CTI


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