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Plant molecular farming - Opportunities and challenges

Funded under: FP7-KBBE

Abstract

The main objective of this study was to identify advantages, prospects, and drivers of and challenges from plant molecular farming (PM farming) with a particular focus on the EU. The report, considers techno-economic, regulatory and wider policy aspects including stakeholder and public perception. It covers PM farming for producing biopharmaceuticals and vaccines, subsequently referred to as plant-made pharmaceuticals (PMPs) and plant-made vaccines (PMVs), and for plant-made industrials (PMIs) intended to be used for food and feed purposes (food supplements, food and feed additives). The study is based on literature reviews, document analysis and interviews.

Additional information

Authors: SPÖK A, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, Seville (ES);KARNER S (Editiors), European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, Seville (ES)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 23383 EN (2008), 148 pp. Free of charge
Availability: http://bookshop.europa.eu/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/EU-Bookshop-Site/en_GB/-/EUR/ViewPublication-Start?PublicationKey=LFNA23383 (Catalogue Number: LF-NA-23383-EN-C)
ISBN: ISBN: 978-92-79-09123-0
Record Number: 200910268 / Last updated on: 2009-09-22
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en