Watch the video address from European Commission President José Manuel Barroso to the attendees of the event on "The Role of Biotechnology in Europe's Responsible Innovation" on 09 December 2010


In a video address, specially prepared for the event, President Barroso underlined that “Europe needs an innovative R&D oriented and responsible biotech industry. An industry which is rooted in the middle of our societies, because it offers concrete solutions to its many challenges, because it offers high quality employment, because it drives economic growth.”