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
The New Zealand biotech sector is poised to soar this year with world leading expertise across health, fuel and food research which can help feed the world, BiotechNZ executive director Zahra Champion says.
30 January 2019
06 December 2018
A meme I saw online last week, truly made me laugh, “there has been a critical failure during Installation of New Zealand Summer, Error 404, Summer was not found.” On the first day of summer there was skiing at Cardrona Alpine Resort, however I’m sure very soon we’ll be complaining how hot it is! In … Continue reading "The forecast for 2019 is exciting"
14 November 2018
The founder of one of New Zealand’s biggest biotech companies, Dr Sean Simpson, is back in New Zealand this week attending key board meetings for the next wave of Kiwi success stories, BiotechNZ executive director Zahra Champion says. Simpson, the founder of LanzaTech which started life in a Kiwi basement in 2005 and has gone on to … Continue reading "Major NZ clean tech company head in NZ to promote biotech"
Stories on our ecosystem have positioned it as a hi tech cash cow, on the cusp of a world first biotech production surge and more.
09 November 2018
The OECD has estimated the potential contribution of the bio-economy to New Zealand’s GDP will climb to $NZ182 billion by 2030.
28 October 2018
03 October 2018
Kia Ora Welcome to our first newsletter as part of the New Zealand Tech Alliance, which collectively represents 20 technology associations, working together to create a prosperous digital nation. Biology and technology touch the lives of millions of people every single day and the impact of biotech is accelerating at an exponential rate. New Zealand … Continue reading "Join the biotech conversation"
New Zealand is beginning to witness unprecedented opportunities in areas of technology convergence as cutting-edge and world-first technology continues to accelerate and merge. NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says New Zealand has a history of innovation in the biotech and biosciences areas, often driven by strong Kiwi foundations in the primary sectors.
03 July 2018
12 October 2017
Wellington New Zealand October 12 2017: Oritain, a company that detects food fraud using “fingerprints” in the chemical compositions of plants, soils, water and animal feed, is New Zealand’s Biotechnology Company of the Year. Oritain, which grew out of Otago University, works with companies around the world and locally with the likes of Synlait, Alliance Group, … Continue reading "Oritain’s fingerprints all over NZBIO trophy"