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Biotechnology Fueling California Economy

California’s economic development is being fueled by a technology sector that combines multiple industries. Biotechnology, the combination of technology and biological science, is contributing billions of dollars to the economic growth of California in medicine, agriculture, and renewable energy. Scott Whitaker the president of Biotechnology Industry Organization International says biotechnology touches a number of industries that focus on healing, feeding, and fueling the world.
Click here to listen to Scott Whitacker

Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, Kish Rajan says one example of how biotechnology is reaching northern California in agriculture is addressing the drought and economic loss to farmers.
Click here to listen to Kish Rajan

For more information about biotechnology and its impact on California visit the website:   bio.org.

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