Challenges in commercialization of nano and biotechnologies in agricultural sector of Iran

  • SJ Hosseini
  • S Esmaeeli
  • B Ansari
Keywords: Commercialization, challenges, agriculture sector, Iran, nanotechnologies, biotechnologies

Abstract

The major purpose of this study was to determine challenges in commercialization of nano and biotechnologies in agicultural sector of Iran. The total population for this study was 50 participants who attended a workshop on commercialization of nano and biotechnologies in agriculture at biotech 2010 exhibition in Tehran. The results showed that the social and cultural challenges caused 39% of variance on the perception of the respondents about challenges influencing the commercialization of nano and biotechnologies in agricultural sector of Iran. The commercialization of nano and biotechnologies in Iran faces challenges and obstacles and require location-specific approaches.

Key words: Commercialization, challenges, agriculture sector, Iran, nanotechnologies, biotechnologies

Published
2013-09-26
Section
Articles

Journal Identifiers


eISSN: 1684-5315