The region will create Council for the development of biotechnologies to the Governor of Altai Krai
The Department of Altai Krai for Food, Processing, Pharmaceutical Industry and Biotechnologies have hold the sessions of five working groups: “Biopharmaceuticals”, “Agricultural biotechnologies”, “Forest Biotechnology”, “Bioenergy”, “Food Biotechnology”, formed by the Council for the development of biotechnologies at the Governor of Altai Krai, said theofficial website of Altai Krai.
The working groups discussed the accumulated proposals for the development in each direction, designated tasks and scope of work before the end of the year, as well as in the short and long term. The working groups included representatives from science, business, education and government. It can work out the best way to create economic, organizational and legal conditions for the development of biotechnologies in the region.
Background information. Biotechnology Development Council under the Governor of Altai Krai is created to assist in the formation of conditions for effective development of biotechnology, the coordination of activities of state authorities in dealing with the modernization of the regional economy through the application of practices and mass adoption of biotechnology, to improve regional management in this area and for the execution of the regional program “Development of biotechnologies in Altai Krai for the period till 2020” (approved by the Altai Krai Administration on July 15, 2014 №329).