06 November 2019
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"
A team of medical researchers based at the University of Auckland (UoA), who have been working for nearly 15 years in partnership with the international non-profit TB Alliance to develop new treatments for tuberculosis (TB), has been part of a major breakthrough.
01 November 2019
Cannabis-based medicines have extraordinary potential to improve people’s quality of life, as well as fuel significant economic opportunity and growth.
23 October 2019
The 2019 NZ Cyber Security Summit and the 2019 Digital Identity Summit are both happening on 16 October in Wellington.
02 October 2019
13 September 2019
BioTechNZ has announced New Zealand’s first international medicinal cannabis summit, aiming to provide a catalyst for Kiwis to maximise opportunities in the country’s newest sector. MedCan 2020 will take place on Thursday 19 March 2020 at Sky City Convention Centre, signalling the launch of New Zealand’s regulated medical cannabis market next year. “The purpose of … Continue reading "New Zealand’s first medicinal cannabis summit announced"
Spring is here! And August has been an interesting month of media.
05 September 2019
An influential group of biotechnology entrepreneurs, investors, analysts and service providers from both sides of the Tasman attend the Bioshares Biotech Summit last week, a three-day biotech investment conference held every July in Queenstown.
07 August 2019
It has been another big month for biotech. Ian Proudfoot and his team at KPMG launched the Agribusiness Agenda, which is broken into three parts: Acknowledge, Evaluate, Accelerate.
03 July 2019
BIOTechNZ is helping the government grow New Zealand’s highly regarded biotech industry, its executive director Dr Zahra Champion says.
Scientific American Worldview scorecard for biotech, places New Zealand fourth in the world behind the US, Singapore and Denmark, and one place ahead of Australia.
18 June 2019