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Biotech driving the future of clean food

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.
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NZ should move to low nicotine cigarettes, BiotechNZ says

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.
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Biotech research helping medical, environmental areas

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.
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October confirmed for medicinal cannabis summit

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"
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NZ can play key part in pharmaceutical and consumer health

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"