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Biotechnology Feeds, Heals and Fuels the World

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Information about Biotechnology Feeds, Heals and Fuels the World

Published on May 14, 2008

Author: BIOslides

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An overview of how Biotechnology is helping to solve some of the worlds most challenging problems.
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Biotech: Progress in Pursuit of Saving Lives March 30, 2007 Chandler, AZ Jim Greenwood BIO President & CEO www.bio.org

Health & Medical Industrial & Environmental Food & Agriculture Ending Hunger Reducing Pollution Fighting Disease

Food & Agriculture: Feeding the World 5 million children under 5 die each year of hunger-related causes 850 million people go hungry today World population of 10 billion by 2030

Food & Agriculture: Feeding the World Golden rice (Vitamin A) 10 million farmers grow biotech crops

Golden rice (Vitamin A)

10 million farmers grow biotech crops

Industrial Biotech: Reducing Pollution Cellulosic Ethanol Renewable Energy Less CO 2 from fossil fuels More U.S. energy independence

Industrial Biotech: Reducing Pollution Cellulosic Ethanol Bioplastics & Materials Cleaner Industrial Processes

Cellulosic Ethanol

Health & Medical: Fighting Disease Cancer Autoimmune Disorders HIV/AIDS Heart Disease Alzheimer’s Multiple Sclerosis Diabetes Influenza 200+ Therapies & Vaccines 400+ Products in Clinical Trials

Slaying the Cost Dragon Diabetes: $132B Cancer: $210B Cardiovascular disease: $403B Hospital Care: $571B Doctor & Clinical: $400B Prescription Drugs: $188B

Personalized Medicine Predictive Personalized Pre-emptive Screening & diagnostics Prophylactic treatment

Predictive

Personalized

Pre-emptive

Screening & diagnostics

Prophylactic treatment

Biotechnology Industry 40,000 bioscience businesses 1.2 million direct jobs 5.8 million additional jobs $66,775 average annual wage $26,000 above private sector average

40,000 bioscience businesses

1.2 million direct jobs

5.8 million additional jobs

$66,775 average annual wage

$26,000 above private sector average

Business Model Investor backed startups Long development time Regulatory approval Funding future R&D

Investor backed startups

Long development time

Regulatory approval

Funding future R&D

US Business Environment Conducive To Biotechnology Capital markets Legal & regulatory Patent protection Education Facilities

Capital markets

Legal & regulatory

Patent protection

Education

Facilities

Arizona Biotechnology Capital markets Legal & regulatory Patent protection Education Facilities

Capital markets

Legal & regulatory

Patent protection

Education

Facilities

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