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‘The conditions are ripe’: industry says it’s time for feds to consider a national bioeconomy strategy

By Jolson Lim      

Canada once had a biotechnology strategy that, despite its flaws and poor execution, sent a signal that biotech firms should open up shop in Canada.

Industry advocates say it's time to consider a new biotechnology or bioeconomy strategy in an increasingly complex technological and regulatory environment. Photograph courtesy of Flickr

With Canada’s biotechnology sector showing signs of new growth, industry advocates say it’s time the federal government consider a national biotech strategy, more than a decade after one created in 1998 was nixed by the Conservative government.

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