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Advances in Crop Biocontrol

Please join BioTechNZ and Plant & Food Research in exploring advances in crop biocontrol. This free in-person member event will highlight the technologies inherent in local companies and facilitate relationships for co-innovation for New Zealand. This engaging workshop is designed to connect the many players engaged in the development and commercial application of biological control products for crop protection.

The programme includes:

  • Global trends in crop bioprotection
  • Investment options and business models that have favoured co-innovation of biological control products (international speaker)
  • Multiple presentations from local companies on their biological control
  • Biofermentation in New Zealand


1.00pm tea/coffee/juice available

1.30pm Welcome 

1.40pm Global trends in crop bioprotection

2.00pm Partnerships for global co-innovation 

2.30pm Current innovations in crop bioprotection product development (Part 1)

Brief ‘soapbox’ presentations from several companies and R&D providers outlining new innovation, technologies and underpinning R&D for sustainable crop bioprotection

3.00pm Afternoon tea

3.30pm Current innovations in crop bioprotection product development (Part 2)

BioStart, Biocell, Agrimm, Botryzen, Biotelliga, Grochem, Lonza

4.30pm Biofermentation in NZ 

4.45pm Discussion and summary

5.00pm Networking drinks and nibbles

6.00pm Close


Online link will be emailed



Apr 22
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Canterbury Agriculture & Science Centre
Gerald St
Lincoln, Christchurch, 7608 New Zealand
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