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Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 24 February 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what steps his Department is taking to encourage investment in the biotechnology industry. (250423)

The Review and Refresh of Bioscience 2015 was published on 22 January 2009 and its recommendations are currently being considered by the Government. A formal response will issue in the spring.

Businesses, including firms in the biotechnology sector, can find out about eligibility for a range of Government support schemes from the ‘Real help for businesses now’ web page hosted by Business Link at