Biotechnology Quotes

Biotechnology is creating a new industrial revolution based on biology instead of petroleum. As biotech processes replace old rust-belt technologies, they are enabling a transformation from a petroleum-based economy to a bio-based economy.

Brent Erickson

We have to devote the necessary resources to scientific and technological research and development, including biotechnology. We must further encourage innovation among our people and insure that we introduce new developments into our productive activities

Thabo Mbeki

The first century of the new Millennium will belong … also to biotechnology which will bring unprecedented advances in human and animal health, agriculture and food production, manufacturing and sustainable environmental management

Ben Ngubane

Biotechnology has the potential to bring tremendous benefits

John Prescott

Two years ago we thought genetically engineered foods would be the next big thing. Now even biotech companies are beginning to wonder if consumers will accept these foods.

Clare Hasler

Biotech investing is no longer a pie-in-the-sky game.

Edward Tenthoff

Biotech crops are not a solution to solve hunger in Africa or elsewhere.

Nnimmo Bassey

We have the means right now to live long enough to live forever. Existing knowledge can be aggressively applied to dramatically slow down aging processes so we can still be in vital health when the more radical life extending therapies from biotechnology and nanotechnology become available. But most baby boomers won't make it because they are unaware of the accelerating aging process in their bodies and the opportunity to intervene.

Ray Kurzweil

I don't think that a mutual fund that invests exclusively in biotech start-ups or invests exclusively in companies in Thailand offers any great safety or diversification.

Ron Chernow

Biotech is a terrific industry, but it's not like having a big chip-manufacturing industry.

Paul Fassinger

Biotech appeared to be a defensive play.

Edward Tenthoff

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Updated On : January 21, 2009
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