Biotechnology public awareness workshop

summary of proceedings by Industry, Science and Technology Canada.

Publisher: Industry, Science and Technology Canada in Ottawa, Ont

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Report provides an overview of the Biotechnology Workshop. The workshop was developed because of recognition of the need for balance in the biotechnology industry. The objectives of the workshop were to share information about public awareness tools, gain and understanding of the level of public awareness of biotechnology, determine key issues that will affect the acceptance of biotechnology in the future and attempt to determine objectives and activities for the future.

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Other titlesIndustry, science and technology Canada
SeriesBoojum Research reports -- R0529.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 52 p.
Number of Pages52
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Open LibraryOL22238831M

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