Zahra Champion

NZBIO Annual Biotechnology/Life Sciences Conference

The NZBIO Annual Biotechnology/Life Sciences Conference is being held on October 12 and 13 at Te Wharewaka o Poneke, Wellington. The theme this year, Global Megatrends, will consider some of the largest biotech opportunities globally today.

Some international thought leaders, Robin Farmanfarmaian, Sir Peter Gluckman, Professor Juliet Gerrard, Dr Clyde Smith and Professor Nikola Kasabov, are speaking to share their knowledge and experience on agbiotech, health biotech, industrial, environmental and food biosciences. The conference will allow attendees to engage with ground-breaking research and trends, pursue partnerships with investors, researchers and industry stakeholders; and strengthen networks to ultimately facilitate the growth of New Zealand’s businesses in the global market.

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Zahra Champion Zahra is Executive Director of BIOTechNZ and is working to bring together a national community of biotech innovators, investors, researchers, educators and policy makers; and connecting this community to global biotech ecosystems.