The Horizontal Coordination of Biotechnology: An International Comparison

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This paper, prepared for the Canadian Biotechnology Secretariat, is a comparison of approaches taken by seven jurisdictions to two policy demands of biotechnology: cross-governmental coordination and strategy development. The jurisdictions examined include the European Union, the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan and Australia, as well as Quebec and Ontario.

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