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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
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Market Insights Report, networking + MedCan 2020

Well here we are in 2020, and while we have seen plenty of impressive technological advances, we’re not quite in the world of human feet becoming just one big toe, we’re not living in flying houses and c, x and q are still part of the alphabet as previously predicted.
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Looking Back and Looking Forward

2019 we saw many young people speaking out about the big global challenges we are facing. 'We are unstoppable' was the message from Indonesian activist Melati Wijsen.
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Weighing in on the HSNO Act

Firstly, I would like to clarify what I meant when I wrote this in last month’s newsletter: “So, what are we doing, taxing farmers, offsetting our emissions with carbon credits, going electric and growing a billion trees… come on New Zealand, we can do better than that!” Some people wondered whether I was saying that … Continue reading "Weighing in on the HSNO Act"