(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
BIOTECHNOLOGY and Information Technology Communication Technology (ICT) are among the current buzz words of today.
Hence, it is no surprise that the Penang Government is moving fast into these highly sought sectors.
In fact, the State Government is currently adopting a three-pronged strategy encom-passing marine biotech research works, bio-ICT development and biotech education.
Having recognised the importance of bio-technology, it has also launched a biotechnology initiative to attract investment and research activities to the State.
That, according to Penang Development Corporation (PDC), was …