Biotech Updates

Media Festival for Youth in Egypt

December 18, 2013

Egypt Biotechnology Information Center (EBIC) participated in an event titled "For Better Egypt: Media Festival for Youth".  Students of the University for Modern Science and Arts (MSA) participated in the event that took place in Cairo on 5 December 2013. Egyptian Ministers Hossam Eissa Minister of Higher Education, Mahmoud Abu- Al Naser of Education, and Hisham Zaazou of Tourism graced the occasion. 

Dr. Nawal El Degwi, Founder of MSA and Head of Board of Trustees, stressed the importance of creating a better Egypt. "Happiness is not just loving what you do, but putting to better use the tools you have", she said. In addition, Dr. Naglaa Abdallah, EBIC Director, noted that "it is important to support the new generation - specially those who take responsibility to disseminate accurate information to people such as about biotech crops." 

The event was attended by more then 450 participants and was covered by more than 10 television channels and 20 national and international newspapers. In addition, sponsors from big companies and famous artists also attended the event.

For more details visit or contact Dr. Naglaa Abdalla of the Egypt Biotechnology Information Center at