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15 June 2021
A lot is happening in the biotechnology sector at the moment and it is really exciting to see our members success.
14 May 2021
09 April 2021
Wow! Another great month for the biotech sector, with a big congratulations to microbiologist Dr Siouxsie Wiles who has been named New Zealander of the Year. Wiles has been the public face of the Covid-19 pandemic, helping people to understand what it is and the science behind it. The NZ Hi-Tech Awards finalists were announced, … Continue reading "Get connected through the month of April"
03 March 2021
The world of biotechnology is as colourful as it is beneficial. Polish professor Pawel Kafarski created a rainbow colour code to differentiate the main areas of biotechnology: white (industrial), green (agricultural), blue (marine and freshwater), red (pharmaceutical), brown (desert biotechnology), purple (patents and inventions) and yellow (applied entomology that covers the use of insects in … Continue reading "The colours and categories of biotechnology"
04 February 2021
2020 was a big year for BioTechNZ with the delivery of MedCan 2020, the creation of the biotech ecosystem map, New Zealand Life Sciences Key Opinion Leaders and publishing of the report AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND BOOSTED BY BIOTECH – Innovating for a sustainable future. 2021 will be further building on this work. The first part of the BioTechNZ strategic … Continue reading "2021 – Building the New Zealand biotech ecosystem"
We’ve almost made it to the end of the year, and what a year it’s been!
15 December 2020
26 November 2020
New Zealand has huge capabilities in growing plants for medicine for the soaring pharmaceutical and consumer health industry, a defining new biotech economic study report says. The landmark BioTechNZ study analysed the state of biotechnology and its impact and benefits for the New Zealand economy and society. New Zealand coupled with its wealth of knowledge … Continue reading "NZ can play key part in pharmaceutical and consumer health"
A trailblazing BiotechNZ study just released analyses the state of biotechnology and its impact and benefits for the New Zealand economy and society.
25 November 2020
It highlights the importance of biotech and how it can contribute to New Zealand’s economic growth and diversification, as well as its ability to help make New Zealand cleaner, healthier and more prosperous.
24 November 2020