September 2010

Government Recognition for Biotechnology as an Engine for Economic Growth in Germany

BIO Deutschland warmly welcomed the clear statement by the Federal Government in August on the potential and importance of the biotech industry for Germany as a business location.


Support for Plant Biotechnology in the Internet

The Brussels-based European association working on behalf of the interests of the biotech sector, EuropaBio, has started a campaign in support of plant biotechnology.


International News: Initial Talks for the Next UNFCCC Meetings

The international consortium of biotechnology lobby groups that includes BIO Deutschland, and led by BIO in the USA, regularly participates in the negotiations by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) discussed the current state of play and preparations for the UNFCCC meetings from 4 – 9 October in Tianjin (China) and from 29 November – 10 December in Cancun (Mexico) in a telephone conference held on 26 August.