Electronic Journal of Biotechnology
versión On-line ISSN 0717-3458
BOURINBAIAR, Aldar S.. Recent developments in biotech industry outside of the USA and Western Europe: Report from BIO 2005. Electron. J. Biotechnol. [online]. 2006, vol.9, n.2. ISSN 0717-3458. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-34582006000200002.
The BIO 2005 international convention is the largest gathering of the biotech industry in the world. This year it was held on June 19-22 inside the behemoth Convention Center in downtown Philadelphia, bringing together 18,730 executives, investors, consultants, lawyers, politicians, scientists, and dreamers from 56 countries. More than 500 media representatives covered the event. Biotechnology research and findings presented by countries outside the USA and Western Europe has begun to make a significant impact on these annual BIO gatherings. The achievements of some of these countries are briefly reviewed.
Palabras clave : Africa; Asia; bioindustry; biotech; biodefense; Eastern Europe; Latin America; Pacific; Russia.