The ISCB programme manager takes the example of bio pesticides to illustrate how the programme works.
In the 1970s," says Dr Katharina Jenny, who headed ISCB from 1987 to 2003, "biotechnology was something completely new in both countries.
If anything, it has won her respect until the present day "after all, the programme is based on mutual confidence, and divergences must be discussed openly," states the former ISCB programme manager.
Reflecting on the ongoing success of ISCB, current programme manager Dr.
At the moment, ISCB seems stronger than ever, but Dr.
But the real success of ISCB lies in the local setting of the programme.