New Zealand’s first medicinal cannabis summit announced

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"

The 2017 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes. Winners announced.

The Government of New Zealand introduced The Prime Minister’s Science Prizes in 2009 as a way of raising the profile and prestige of science among New Zealanders. There are five prizes in total with a combined value of 1 million dollars.


The New Zealander of the Year Awards Office is pleased to announce the three finalists being considered for the title of 2018 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year. They are…..

Entries closing soon for the Value of Medicines Award 2017

Only 2 weeks until entries close for the Value of Medicines Award 2017. The national award is open to any researchers, professors, clinicians, students or academics that have completed research in this area in the last 24 months.

New Zealand-UK ALGAL Biotechnology Workshop Report

The workshop brought together algal researchers and industry representatives from New Zealand and UK to discuss progress and opportunities in the exploitation of microalgae, particularly as feedstock for aquaculture and as sustainable sources of novel bio-products.
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NZBIO Annual Biotechnology/Life Sciences Conference

The NZBIO Annual Biotechnology/Life Sciences Conference is being held on October 12 and 13 at Te Wharewaka o Poneke, Wellington. The theme this year, Global Megatrends, will consider some of the largest biotech opportunities globally today.