The biologization of the world
Germany
Source: Handelsblatt
From: Germany

There is still little importance in white or industrial biotechnology compared to medical biotechnology. A recent Arthur D. Little study come to the conclusion that the industrial proportion in chemical sales in 2007 has merely been three to four per cent, what corresponds to a volume of 50 to 75 billion US-Dollar. In 2020 the proportion is expected to soar up to one third turning over an amount of 300 billion US-Dollar within this segment of the biotech-industry.