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TITLE Marine Biotechnology   biotech.pdf (547.8 KB)
Document ID LIB230
Document type Scientific position paper
Issue date 01/01/2002
Original language of the document English
Document produced by European Science Foundation
Scientific domains
Policy domains
  • Science and Research


Short description  This report outlines R&D priorities in marine biotechnology which could strategically refocus Europe’s extensive but dispersed infrastructure into concerted action. This initiative could benefit from catalytic and directed funding from EU’s Sixth Framework Programme.
This report goes beyond the normal Science review to suggest European and National actions and policies to accelerate implementation of a European Vision for Marine Biotechnology.

Abstract (focusing on the key recommendations)  One of the core activities of the ESF Marine Board is to identify, review, and publish Feasibility Study Group (FSG) reports on emergent and exciting R&D themes in European marine science and technology.
Recent reports have covered marine biodiversity, deep-sea drilling and strategy for marine science.
Marine biotechnology is a scientifically fascinating and economically expanding enterprise which ...

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