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Biotechnology Feeds, Heals and Fuels the World

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An overview of how Biotechnology is helping to solve some of the worlds most challenging problems.

An overview of how Biotechnology is helping to solve some of the worlds most challenging problems.

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    • 1. Biotech: Progress in Pursuit of Saving Lives March 30, 2007 Chandler, AZ Jim Greenwood BIO President & CEO www.bio.org
    • 2. Health & Medical Industrial & Environmental Food & Agriculture Ending Hunger Reducing Pollution Fighting Disease
    • 3. Food & Agriculture: Feeding the World 5 million children under 5 die each year of hunger-related causes 850 million people go hungry today World population of 10 billion by 2030
    • 4. Food & Agriculture: Feeding the World
      • Golden rice (Vitamin A)
      • 10 million farmers grow biotech crops
    • 5. Industrial Biotech: Reducing Pollution Cellulosic Ethanol Renewable Energy Less CO 2 from fossil fuels More U.S. energy independence
    • 6. Industrial Biotech: Reducing Pollution
      • Cellulosic Ethanol
      Bioplastics & Materials Cleaner Industrial Processes
    • 7. Health & Medical: Fighting Disease Cancer Autoimmune Disorders HIV/AIDS Heart Disease Alzheimer’s Multiple Sclerosis Diabetes Influenza 200+ Therapies & Vaccines 400+ Products in Clinical Trials
    • 8. Slaying the Cost Dragon Diabetes: $132B Cancer: $210B Cardiovascular disease: $403B Hospital Care: $571B Doctor & Clinical: $400B Prescription Drugs: $188B
    • 9. Personalized Medicine
      • Predictive
      • Personalized
      • Pre-emptive
      • Screening & diagnostics
      • Prophylactic treatment
    • 10. Biotechnology Industry
      • 40,000 bioscience businesses
      • 1.2 million direct jobs
      • 5.8 million additional jobs
      • $66,775 average annual wage
      • $26,000 above private sector average
    • 11. Business Model
      • Investor backed startups
      • Long development time
      • Regulatory approval
      • Funding future R&D
    • 12. US Business Environment Conducive To Biotechnology
      • Capital markets
      • Legal & regulatory
      • Patent protection
      • Education
      • Facilities
    • 13. Arizona Biotechnology
      • Capital markets
      • Legal & regulatory
      • Patent protection
      • Education
      • Facilities