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What is the average cost associated with the research, production, and testing of a single genetically modified organism?

Submitted by: HorticultureJon


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Friday, 20/05/2016 18:10

On average, GMOs take 16.5 years and $115 million of research and development before coming to market. We’ve created the below infographic that outlines this process in more detail.





You can also read more about the regulatory review and approval process in Wendelyn Jones, Global Regulatory Affairs, DuPont Crop Protection’s response to a similar question here.


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