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The future of biotechnologies in Europe

A conference on "The future of biotechnologies in Europe" will take place in Brussels, Belgium, from 26 to 27 September 1996. It is organized by the Club de Bruxelles, with support from DG XII of the European Commission in the framework of its Biotechnology programme. It will ...

26 September 1996 - 26 September 1996
Belgium

A conference on "The future of biotechnologies in Europe" will take place in Brussels, Belgium, from 26 to 27 September 1996. It is organized by the Club de Bruxelles, with support from DG XII of the European Commission in the framework of its Biotechnology programme. It will be attended by Mrs. Edith Cresson and Mr. Martin Bangemann, Commissioners for research policy and industry respectively.

The conference, subtitled "From research and development to industrial competitiveness", will examine the following topics:

- Development and role of biotechnology R&D in the European Union;
- Innovation in health care: novel pharmaceutical products;
- New crops from plant biotechnology;
- The "greening" of industry: clean products and processes;
- Biotechnology in European society: public perceptions;
- Industrial competitiveness and biotechnological innovation.
For further information, please contact:

Club de Bruxelles
52 av. Adolphe Lacomblé
B-1030 Brussels
Tel. +32-2-7431520; Fax +32-2-7335050

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