11 May 2022
Sector’s long-term potential bodes well for future biotech listings. Zahra Champion’s view of biotechnology goes well beyond medicine. For her, biotech includes agriculture, the environment, industrial applications and marine. As Executive Director of BioTech New Zealand, Dr Champion is helping to build a vibrant ecosystem for biotech companies in NZ. An ecosystem that better connects … Continue reading "BioTechNZ builds on New Zealand’s biotechnology strengths"
New Zealand needs to finally accept genetic modification (GM) products in a world of climate change and desperate global food needs, BiotechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion says.
26 April 2022
Genetic modification (GM) was once such a highly charged issue it prompted thousand to protest against the practice.
20 April 2022
technologies (GM), according to a groundbreaking report by the Productivity Commission.
20 April 2022
New Zealand’s genetic engineering laws face a tough challenge from new technology, Justin Giovannetti writes in The Bulletin.
19 April 2022
New Zealand’s over 3,500 practising pharmacists need to urgently familiarise themselves with medicinal cannabis. Patient enquiries and demand are set to surge when Kiwi-made products come onto the market later this year, says one pharmacist who should know.
25 August 2021
With the availability of highly desired local medicinal cannabis products fast approaching, healthcare professionals are being encouraged to attend MedCan 2021.
10 August 2021
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