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Jun 10, 2013

Biotech Innovations: Overhyped?

While there’s no argument that biotechnology has dramatically improved global healthcare with the introduction of many novel biotherapeutics, there have been some huge hopes for a number of novel drug products and innovative technologies that for various reasons never came to fruition. GEN recently posted a list of 10 biotechnologies that have yet to live up to their hype, which begs the question: Is the tech or the big talk to blame?

Do you think innovations in biotechnology tend to be overhyped?

Yes, and often
 
  74.9%
Yes, but rarely
 
  20.4%
Almost never
 
  4.7%

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