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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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Public biotech companies that are constantly raising capital usually do so by entering into private securities offerings and later registering these securities with the SEC.
New Biotech Tools for a Cleaner Environment" is the first report to provide new industrial biotech projections for environmental improvement and energy conservation based on data from the U.
I don't think it took long in the soybean market before there were two prices, one for biotech and another for non-biotech," he says.
The biotech companies that have prospered through the recent recession have been those firms with existing, revenue-generating products.
The aged population of Japan is growing, and this alone opens a wide array of opportunities for local biotech companies to flourish.
Then there is the next wave of biotech products--transgenic animals and plant-based pharmaceuticals.
All this activity has put the biotech sector at the top of economic development planning lists across the region.
Latin America hasn't been a biotech star because research in the field usually prospers near strong academic resources and a culture of innovation.
To decide whether the uproar over green biotech is justified, you need to know a bit about how it works.
A trade secret is anything that is not known generally and that gives the biotech company a competitive business advantage.
With conventional funding channels blocked, biotech companies are pursuing alternatives, such as private placements.