The European Commission today presents “100 Technology offers stemming from EU Biotechnology RTD results”, a catalogue of biotechnology developments arising from EU-funded research projects over the last 10 years. This guide will help to put researchers and companies in contact, hopefully leading to new and innovative products and processes based on this research. Examples featured in the catalogue include applications for food and plant biotechnology, biopharmaceuticals and biomedical technologies to support diagnostics and therapy. Each technology offer is described, including its potential for future commercial exploitation, and contact details are given for the researchers and the owners. “100 Technology Offers” is an example of how the European Commission is supporting the transformation of research into innovation.
Brussels, 20 December 2005
“Growth and jobs are fuelled by innovation and innovation is fed by research,” said Janez Potocnik, European Commissioner for Science and Research. “With this publication, the Commission is helping researchers to make their results known and put new technologies at the disposal of industry that can make the most of them.”
Michael H. Wappelhorst | alfa
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