The Industry in Figures

- Emerging industry with large growth potential: 75% of Chilean exports are natural resources and their derivatives.

- There are over 200 organizations dedicated to the development of biotechnology in all segments (Census 2011).

- Sales: US$ 100 million in 2009.

- The Biotechnology Program of InvestChile Biotech has materialized projects totaling US$ 37 million, which has created 472 new jobs.

- Global companies present in Chile: Pfizer, BASF*, DuPont, Danisco, Pioneer*, Bayer*, Syngenta*, Roche.

- Prominent Chilean companies: Bio Sigma, Bio Sonda, Bio Architecture Lab, Diagnotec, Crystal Lagoons, Savia Grapes.

* Companies supported by InvestChile of CORFO.