Area Biotech - The Future of Life Sciences —
The San Francisco Bay Area was the birthplace of biotechnology
in the 1970's with the discovery that DNA could be
cloned. Today, the region is the national leader in
biomedical research and the No. 2 bioscience cluster
in the world. More than 800 companies throughout the
Bay Area provide more than 85,000 jobs. Estimates
predict that by 2010, the biotech industry will grow
by nearly 30 percent.
with backgrounds in journalism, research, finance,
business and economic development explore the enormous
impact of biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies
on the Baby Area.
Area Biotech chronicles the biotech revolution - from
the collaboration between researchers and educational
institutions to the support of the financial and professional-services