BioTechNZ and AgriTechNZ are leading an event in Palmerston North on August 4 to discuss cell-based agriculture which can create products from cell cultures as opposed to whole plants or animals.
28 July 2021
The Ministry of Health’s move toward a smoke free Aotearoa by 2025, genetic engineering and genetic technologies for low nicotine cigarettes could play a major part in ensuring the success a leading biotech expert says.
14 June 2021
Hosted by NZTech, in association with BioTechNZ, MedCan 2021 comes as many Kiwi patients are eager for the country’s newest industry to replace expensive, and often inaccessible, imported products.
08 June 2021
Tāmaki Makaurau - New Zealand med-tech companies are using research in biotechnology to help developments in medicine, protective equipment and sensors, BiotechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion says.
19 May 2021
24 March 2021
Following the success of New Zealand’s first medicinal cannabis summit last year, organisers have confirmed MedCan 2021 will take place in Auckland on 12 and 13 October. 2021 marks a significant year for the country’s newest sector, with Kiwi medicinal cannabis products set to come to market. Delivering for New Zealand patients and unlocking valuable … Continue reading "October confirmed for medicinal cannabis summit"
“Our research has identified a number of barriers that need to be overcome to enable the growth of the New Zealand biotechnology market.
02 December 2020
What New Zealand has over most other countries includes the fact that the country has strict quarantine standards and border security, the report says.
01 December 2020
Increasingly, consumers are demanding ethically focused products with the least waste or environmental impact. This is creating new markets for biotechnology that can help reduce waste or create value from waste.
30 November 2020
26 November 2020
New Zealand has huge capabilities in growing plants for medicine for the soaring pharmaceutical and consumer health industry, a defining new biotech economic study report says. The landmark BioTechNZ study analysed the state of biotechnology and its impact and benefits for the New Zealand economy and society. New Zealand coupled with its wealth of knowledge … Continue reading "NZ can play key part in pharmaceutical and consumer health"