6 Juli 2013

Malaysia: Biotech To Drive Knowledge-based Economy

Government and Leading Industry Players to Set National Goals for the Application of Biotechnology

Biotechnology has been identified as an integral part of Malaysia’s plan to accelerate the nation’s transformation into an innovation-driven, knowledge-based economy, said Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Datuk Dr Ewon Ebin.

He said the government had implemented the Bioeconomy Transformation Programme or BTP in its efforts to enhance and complement the National Biotechnology Policy.

… Full text: www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v7/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=961482

Tags: national goals, global average, OECD, funding support, private funding, investment, environment

Source: Bernama, 2013-07-06.

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