Chapter 6. Chemical Companies and Biotechnology

  1. Florian Budde3,
  2. Gary A. Farha4,
  3. Heiner Frankemölle5,
  4. David F. Hoffmeister6 and
  5. Konstantin Krämer3
  1. Rolf Bachmann1 and
  2. Wiebke Schlenzka2

Published Online: 8 OCT 2001

DOI: 10.1002/3527600310.ch6

Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry

Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry

How to Cite

Bachmann, R. and Schlenzka, W. (2001) Chemical Companies and Biotechnology, in Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry (eds F. Budde, G. A. Farha, H. Frankemölle, D. F. Hoffmeister and K. Krämer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527600310.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    McKinsey & Company, Inc. Taunustor 2 D-60311 Frankfurt/Main Germany

  2. 4

    McKinsey & Company, Inc. 600 14th Street, N.W. Suite 300 Washington, D.C. 20005 USA

  3. 5

    McKinsey & Company, Inc. Magnusstrasse 11 D-50672 Cologne Germany

  4. 6

    McKinsey & Company, Inc. 600 Campus Drive Florham Park, N.J. 07932-1046 USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mc Kinsey & Company, Inc. Zürich

  2. 2

    Mc Kinsey & Company, Inc. Hamburg

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 OCT 2001
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527302512

Online ISBN: 9783527600311

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Keywords:

  • biotechnology;
  • agrochemicals;
  • defining directions;
  • performing a diagnostic;
  • outlining strategic options

Summary

  • Biotechnology – the Background

  • Attractive in Agrochemicals

  • Other Chemical Businesses: Fast Moves Needed

  • Defining the Directions for Moving into Biotechnology

    • Performing a Diagnostic for Individual Chemical Businesses

    • Outlining the Strategic Options for Biotechnology Portfolios

    • Making the Transformation