Biotechnology is the manipulation of living organisms or their components to produce useful products such as pest-resistant crops, new bacterial strains, or novel pharmaceuticals. The genetic manipulation of microorganisms for the production of antibiotics, hormones, etc. is one example of a biotechnology process.
Palm Beach County biotech companies manufacture components and raw materials for cell therapy discovery; preserve cord blood and adult stem cells; research and manufacture immunology and hematology biotherapeutics, synthesize custom peptides, develop enzymes for the bioenergy and industrial enzyme industries, and so much more. They include R&D companies, contract research labs, and manufacturing facilities.