BBC StoryWorks, the creative arm of BBC Global News, will launch the series in Autumn 2020 as part of a multi-channel campaign to reach BBC.com’s 146 million unique viewers per month.
The series will examine the role of biotechnology in solving some the world’s greatest environmental and health challenges. Carbon emissions, disease, more sustainable and efficient farming and manufacturing practices; biotechnology is playing a central role in solving complex problems, improving the health of humankind and the planet.
The series will showcase projects from across the globe, highlighting the innovative ways in which organisations are leveraging advances in biotechnology to making manage disease and curing people who were once thought to be untreatable. It will examine biotech’s role in food production; its focus on sustainability, reducing emissions and chemical use.
The aim is to tell the stories of the passionate people driving these products and technologies forward and those who are benefiting from the innovation. The series wants to show the commitment and dedication of the individuals and businesses at the heart of the industry.
Application is to be done by June 21st via this link.