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Annual Meeting Presentation

For those members who were unable to join us for the Annual Meeting on 21st July 2020, you can view the meeting presentation here.
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The precautionary principle

The Precautionary Principle, there are many definitions, but the most common expression today claims that a practice, substance or technology must be banned or prohibited if it cannot be proven (with certainty) to be safe. R
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Congratulations to our dames and knights and our ongoing fight

Congratulations to our Neonatal expert Professor Jane Harding as she is now one of the Dame Companions of the New Zealand Order of Merit (NZOM). Congratulations also to medical researcher Professor Robert Elliott who has been appointed Knight Companions of the NZOM.
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COVID-19: The massive social and economic experiment

Currently, an estimated 2.6 billion people – one-third of the world’s population – are living under some kind of lockdown or quarantine. This is arguably the largest social and economic experiment ever conducted.
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Stay home. It WILL save lives

We’re facing new and fast-moving challenges and opportunities. For most of you this will mean your day to day work will continue, albeit in very different working environments. A significant number of our biotech companies are defined as essential services. If you believe you are an essential service, please register with MPI.
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Major medicinal cannabis summit postponed

“We have made the difficult decision to postpone the MedCan Summit 2020 this week. However, we remain firmly committed to hosting New Zealand’s first medicinal cannabis summit later this year, as the future of large events and international travel becomes clear,” says Dr Zahra Champion, Executive Director of BioTechNZ and MedCan Summit 2020 organiser.q