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Jumping into 2023!

In this issue Insights from the Executive Director  BioTechNZ – our focus for 2023 Connect at our events  Insights from the Executive Director Do you set New Year’s resolutions? Regardless, if you want to improve your fitness, save more or learn a new language, the key is effective goal setting. Taking time to think about … Continue reading "Jumping into 2023!"
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Life sciences could be a jewel in the NZ economy

January 12, 2023 The New Zealand life sciences summit in Wellington in March will help break a glass ceiling for the biotech industry, BiotechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion says. The summit will look at the challenges and opportunities New Zealand and the world is facing from climate emissions, gene editing, scaling New Zealand tech for the world, … Continue reading "Life sciences could be a jewel in the NZ economy"
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Christmas is coming!

We’re on the final countdown to Christmas, just 18 days until 25 December, so what is left on your to-do-list? 
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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).