Select global biotechnology and bioscience clusters.
Countries colored in brown rank highly in the Growth Competitiveness Index 2004 – 2005,
World Economic Forum. Black circles represent select biotechnology and life sciences clusters.
See  for further details and
The map uses a Mercator projection that exaggerates the size of areas far from the equator.
A variant of this map appears in
EMBO reports, Vol 7, No. 2, 2006.
(EMBO is the European Molecular Biology Organization.)
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