Biotechnology

Investment Opportunities

Biotechnology Applied to the Food Industry

  • Molecular markers
  • Bio-pesticides & bio-fertilizers
  • Disease detection kits
  • Plant genomics
  • Post-harvest, quality control & fruit preservation
  • New varieties development
  • Pathogen resistance
  • Technology development (increase of productivity levels)
  • Elaboration of nutritional & nutraceutical components
  • Functional food
  • Solution of environmental problems (i.e. red tide)
Industrial Biotechnology

  • Bioprocesses (for example Biolixiviation)
  • Enzyme production
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Bio-sensors
  • Microorganism metabolism to remove pollutants (bioremediation)
  • Cosmetic development & production
  • Environmental control
  • New technology for clean production of pulp and paper
Biotechnology Applied to Human Health

  • Molecular diagnosis
  • Vaccines
  • Pharmaceutical development & production
  • Clinical Trials
  • Cellular therapy