Biotechnology Use and Development Survey: Methodology, Issues and Responses - ARCHIVED
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Biotechnology is a pervasive technology used in several industrial sectors, making collecting sound data a real challenge. This paper describes the methodology of the Biotechnology Use and Development Survey. Some of the specific issues dealt with are the definitions of biotechnology and innovative biotechnology firms, the target population, sampling, data collection procedures, and data quality evaluation.