China to have top bio scientists by 2020

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2012 - 19:57

Beijing: China will boost its bioscience technology development and produce three to five top scientists in the world by 2020, it was reported Thursday.

A programme unveiled by the ministry of science and technology aims to strengthen the development of bioscience and roll out a map for a prosperous bioscience industry, People`s Daily reported.

The programme includes training successful bio-technological scientists, innovative bioscience technical researchers, and industrial and management staff, chinanews.com was quoted as saying.

The report admitted to the lack of top talent in China`s bioscience field, where only 25 percent of Chinese studying aboard return home after their graduation.

IANS



First Published: Thursday, January 5, 2012 - 19:57

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