The National Research Center (NRC) is today hosting a conference on the use of bio-fuel for modern industries, held on the occasion of 2009 being declared an Egyptian-Italian year by the governments of the two countries.
A number of distinguished Egyptian and foreign scientists from all over the world will present their research on the use of flora for pharmaceutical purposes and possibilities for generating bio-fuel.
NRC president Ashraf Shaalan said the conference will also discuss ways of developing agricultural techniques to maximize the active ingredients of plants. "We will discuss over 100 research projects during our three-day conference," he said.
Translated from the Arabic Edition.