To Be or Not To Be? A Case for Human Cloning

Published 01 Jan 2003
Reference 5154
Topic Marketing
Industry Biotechnology
Region Global
Summary

Technological and scientific innovation in recent years has opened up much research and development in relation to human cloning. Many early steps have been taken and further progress is anticipated for the coming decade. This case looks at the development of human cloning; the potential benefits and market potential of such innovation and the challenges the industry might expect to encounter going forward.

Teaching objectives

This case aims to provide a succinct overview of current developments in this rapidly developing industry sector. Including a historical industry perspective, comment on potential product development and current industry forecasts, the case raises many questions for students to consider and resolve.

Keywords
  • Cloning
  • Human
  • Reproduction
  • Biotechnology
  • Ethics
  • Therapeutic
  • Science
  • Regulation. AR0304
  • RD0903