Science, the State and the City: Britain's Struggle to Succeed in Biotechnology

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The book examines the evolution of one of the most important technologies that has emerged in the last fifty years: biotechnology - the use of living organisms, or parts thereof to create useful products and services. The most important application of biotechnology has been in medicine, in the development of new drugs. The central purpose of the book is to explain how firms based in the US took the lead in commercialising the technology, and why it has been so difficult for firms in other countries to match what the ...

Science, the State and the City: Britain's Struggle to Succeed in Biotechnology 2016, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198728009

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