Biotechnology Industry Manifesto 2019
Resetting the ambition for biotechnology in the EU
EuropaBio, the European Association for Bioindustries, is the recognised voice of the EU biotech community, championing world-class solutions for society’s challenges. EuropaBio and its members are committed to the responsible use of biotechnology to improve quality of life, to prevent, diagnose, treat and cure diseases, to improve the quality and quantity of food and feedstuff s and to move towards a bio-based and zero-waste economy.
Very few other sectors enhance quality of life, knowledge, innovation, productivity and environmental protection like biotechnology. From new drugs that can address unmet medical needs and fight epidemics and rare diseases, to industrial processes that use renewable feedstocks instead of crude oil, to drought-resistant crops that allow farmers around the world to feed more people under ever-harsher climatic conditions, promoting and investing in biotech pays economic, societal and environmental dividends.