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Life sciences summit crucial for NZ’s economic future

The inaugural March 22-23 event, run by BioTechNZ , will unite Aotearoa’s life sciences and biotech communities across all sectors including agriculture, environment, industrial as well as human health, BioTechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion says. 
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Biotech superheroes! 

Earlier this month, I was delighted to attend Bridgewest’s Impact Innovation Conference. While I was there, I wondered why it seems so difficult to grow the biotech sector? Considering we have all the ingredients in New Zealand for a strong biotech sector, it shouldn’t be so hard!
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New Zealand biotech companies stand out

This month was another great month for our biotech companies. BioTechNZ ran a very successful workshop in Wellington last week - Accelerating Crop Bioprotectant Development from New Zealand - with 50+ people in attendance. As well, the BioTechNZ Executive Council has been out and about talking to Government ministers about the role of biotech in New Zealand (traditional to modern biotech). 
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Advanced Manufacturing Draft Industry Transformation Plan

NZTech thanks the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) for the opportunity to make a submission on the Advanced Manufacturing Draft Industry Transformation Plan (ITP) and provide feedback on the proposed industry development initiatives.
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Rebuild your networking muscles: biotech events ahead

After more than two years of making connections via Zoom, members are eager to reconnect face-to-face and move around New Zealand and internationally. The border opening will greatly accelerate the change.