Second Biotech Exhibition to Be Held in September
Government officials announced yesterday that the second Shenzhen International Biotech Forum and Exhibition is scheduled on September 25 to 27. Around 100 enterprises from different countries have already expressed and confirmed their participation.
With the theme Biological Technologies Change the World’s Future will consist of an exhibition of four primary display areas namely from medical technology and equipment, biotech financing services, biological science, agricultural and environmental protection technology. Furthermore experts from home and abroad will be giving insights and thoughts on biotech resources, data and health in a series of forums. Shenzhen is home to more than 81 laboratories and research center and six industrial parks in the biological industry which achieved an output value of more than 91 billion yuan. The city is determined to turn the biological industry into one of the leading industries within the next five years.
Although some major players in the industry expressed several concerns. Some say that biological technology is developing in a fast rate, but related laws and regulations still remain unchanged, thus preventing new technologies from clinical application. Some said that changes must be made and policies must not become a hindrance for any scientific innovation.