BIOTECHNOLOGY SECTOR PROJECT

Objective: A global survey of developments in biotechnology field for the years between 2000 and 2005 and observation of scientific and economic impacts of these developments on Turkey; interviews with public and private companies for assessing the potantial of scientific, economic and human power; development of strategies and scenarios in the light of the developments in the last 5 years.

Scope: Medicine and health; agriculture, food and animal husbandry; environment and energy; ethical, legal, social and political issues; the developments in Turkey under above headings, economic value created and the impact of these developments on law, ethics and society.

Project Team: Hüveyda Başağa and Dilek Çetindamar.

Current Status: The project has started in December 2004. Literature survey and field study phases have been completed. The survey results had been submitted to the system and the first draft of the report has been submitted to the system and the first draft of the report has been accomplished.
The Report has been presented to public on June 22, 2006, along with contributions from TUSIAD President and Sabanci University's President's openning speechs.
Please click here for The Biotechnology Sector Report (in Turkish).

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