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
12 June 2019
Hi readers, New Zealand BIOTech, you rock! I have just arrived back from BIO 2019 in Philadelphia, where New Zealand biotech companies, universities, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), the Innovative Partnerships team at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), and BIOTechNZ attended as part of the NZ delegation. The conference was a busy time … Continue reading "June Newsletter: Hello from the future – New Zealand makes its mark on BIO 2019"
Twenty-six New Zealand biotech companies and universities joined BIOTechNZ, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment as the New Zealand delegation to BIO 2019 in Philadelphia, 3-6 June.
11 June 2019
New Zealand delegation of biotech companies will attend the world’s biggest biotech conference in Philadelphia in the USA next month.
21 May 2019
Check out all the latest news from the sector in our May newsletter!
03 May 2019
Read about companies who are raising the profile of the New Zealand BioTech sector and learn what you can do to help.
05 April 2019
We’ve seen another big month for the biotechnology ecosystem. It was disappointing to see the Minister of conservation Eugenie Sage banning research on gene editing technology, for this round of the provincial Growth Fund, Predator Free 2050 Limited. National's environment spokesperson Scott Simpson says New Zealand will be challenged to become predator free without a gene editing ‘science breakthrough’.
06 March 2019
Melbourne – Almost 100 Kiwi agritech specialists, entrepreneurs, agribusiness leaders and support agencies have joined 1000 delegates at the international EvokeAg food & farm futures conference in Melbourne this week.
21 February 2019
What a great start to 2019 for the biotech community.
Firstly I want to personally congratulate two of our outstanding women, Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble, CNZM, was made a Dame in this year's New Year Honours for services to science, and Dr Siouxsie Wiles, of Auckland, will be a Member of the said Order, for services to microbiology and science communication.
08 February 2019