Below are several useful resources for further information about biotechnology and its practitioners.
Synergistic Designs publishes this versatile "hub" site. It fosters a global community of shared interests within the bioscience industry.
BIOTECanada is the national industry-funded association representing the broad spectrum of biotech constituents including emerging, established and related service companies in the health, agricultural, and industrial sectors.
Biotechnology Industry Organization
BIO is the leading voice for the biotechnology industry. It represents groups engaged in the development of products and services in the areas of biomedicine, diagnostics, agriculture food, energy, and environmental and industrial applications. These groups include biotechnology companies of all sizes, academic institutions, and state biotechnology centers.
This comprehensive site features information and services related to biotechnology and pharmaceutical research, development, and manufacturing. It combines the resources of biotechnology companies, biotechnology centers, research and academic institutions, industry suppliers, government agencies, and non-profit special interest groups.
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association (PhRMA)
PhRMA is a consortium of around 100 companies with a primary commitment to pharmaceutical research. The site includes information on drugs in development, a consumer health guide, and industry statistics. Specific information on genomics – including cloning, genetic screening, and sequencing – can be found on PhRMA's genomics subpage.
Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) is the national association representing over 20,000 men and women who work for more than 50 research-based pharmaceutical companies in Canada.