Opportunities and challenges of the biotechnology sector in Apulia
New Medit, Vol. 8, n. 1, (March 2009), pp. 58-62
Jel classification: Q160, O330
Biotechnology offers new opportunities to meet many needs of economic growth, public health and environmental protection. This can represent an immediate and potential advantage for businesses and policy makers. In this article, national, European and international markets will be evaluated on the basis of their economic, social and environmental aspects in order to highlight the Biotechnology features that have been set up over the last few years and understand its possible future applications. Opportunities for its development at a more local level, the regional one, will be taken into account.
biotechnology, agrifood industry, innovation, territorial development