Growth thanks to biotechnology

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In the future, expenditures on biotechnological innovations will have a big economic impact in many sectors. Here’s a forecast for the 2030s

publication date14TH JANUAR 2022


Possible direct economic effects of certain innovation fields between 2030 and 2040 Estimate in billions of US$/year

How certain areas of application contribute to these effects in percent¹

¹ Data based on estimated upper limits, deviations from 100% are caused by rounding off — ² Preimplantation genetic screening — ³ Non-invasive prenatal testing

Source: McKinsey Global Institute, 2020


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