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Career Profiles - Dictionary for Architects and Engineers




What is a biotechnologist?

During their studies in biotechnology, biotechnologists have to specialise in a subject area that is marked with a colour code. In the case of green biotechnology, the focus is on the optimisation of crops; in the case of red biotechnology, he specialises in medical and pharmaceutical applications.


Why do you need a biotechnologist?

Biotechnologists mainly work in laboratories and in research. But they are also needed in the private sector, for example for the development of bioprocess engineering or the construction of plants and apparatus.


What are the tasks of a biotechnologist?

In practice, biotechnologists develop concepts to make waste economically usable. They are also working on resource-saving concepts in the field of construction.