All Theses, Dissertations, and Capstone Projects
Year of Award
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
College of Business & Professional Studies
Biotechnology, Medicine, Ethics, FDA, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Genetic Engineering
The following paper examines the definition and history of biotechnology, as well as current trends and innovations being explored by scientists and product development groups in private industry.
Although biotechnology has been in existence for more than twenty years, the first fruits of genetically engineered products (developed by using designer genes) are just beginning to be introduced in the marketplace and as a result, a whole new industry is being created.
The many obstacles involved in the marketing of new products developed through the use of biotechnology are outlined. Some economic, ethical, and legal issues that have arisen are also examined and discussed.
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Bowman, Betty T., "Designer Genes: The Development and Current Trends of the Business of Biotechnology" (1988). All Theses, Dissertations, and Capstone Projects. 608.
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