Biotechnology

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Biotechnology

The use of living things, such as one-cell organisms, in technological innovations. Biotechnology has particular applications in medicine, agriculture, engineering, and similar fields. Biotech organizations may make and market their own products, or they may be departments within another company, such as a pharmaceutical corporation.
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In a media briefing, Tan Siang-Hee, Executive Director of `CropLife Asia' said Pakistan needs to introduce bio-technology and other modern methods to enhance farm production beyond selfsufficiency.
Bio-technology is vital to enhance yield and change financial condition of farming community.Describing different challenges being faced by cotton sector, Cotton Commissioner Dr Khalid Abdullah stressed the need for changing priorities to improve the produce.
This makes bio-technology very important for agriculture, said the Minister.
Speaking on the sidelines of the first day of the GCC workshop on Sunday, Director of the Centre Masoud J al Marri said the new bio-technology was adopted by the centre in November last year.
To minimize and eventually eliminate this gap, at Probiosys our endeavor is to impart training in emerging bio- technology, high end automation and international quality procedures for meeting real time industrial and research environment requirements." In fact, study of bio-technology is very important as it is based on biology.
Lin noted Taiwan has highlighted cloud computing, bio-technology, healthcare, semiconductor and new energy as major industries for development in the future.
Founded in 1992, Mink Phu became a joint stock company in 2006, and it now embraces several subsidiaries specializing in larva production and bio-technology as well as farming and processing.
The Himachal Pradesh government has approved plans for a Rs 200-crore bio-technology park at Aduwal in the Baddi industrial belt.
SA Bioproducts is the only South African company exploiting large scale third generation bio-technology, producing essential amino acids for the animal nutrition and human pharmaceutical markets.
This three-volume set contains about 225 papers by academic and industry professionals from the December 2008 main conference and eight workshops, as well as the 2008 International Conference on Bio- Science and Bio-Technology. Papers in Volume I describe recent progress in aspects of communication and networking such as modeling, simulation, and novel applications associated with the use and acceptance of computing devices and systems.
Clinically proven to re-calcify tooth enamel, SensiShield is an advanced bio-technology formula to help the 13 million people in the UK living with sensitive teeth.
"Bio-technology offers that sort of return and Northern Ireland needs to be investing more than it does so currently, despite millions already spent and more than 4,000 jobs created."