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Scion wins "Biotechnology of the Year" award

Friday, 16 September 2016, 9:41 am | NZbio

Media release: September 15 2016 Embargoed till 10pm Photos available at that time by request to 021 22 40 520 Solving sticky problem earns big bio kudos Auckland New Zealand September 15 2016: Scientists at Scion have solved a growing environmental ... More >>

NZBIO welcomes Government’s GMO review

Monday, 5 September 2016, 4:46 pm | NZbio

Auckland September 5 2016: NZBIO says the Government’s decision to review local government involvement in regulating Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) is sensible. Dr Will Barker, chief executive of NZBIO, says it has never made sense to duplicate ... More >>

NZ bioscience looks to Asia for bright future

Tuesday, 26 February 2013, 9:47 am | NZbio

New Zealand bioscience is focusing on Asia, with a firm eye on opportunities in China. More >>

Big global issues on the agenda for NZ event

Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 12:34 pm | NZbio

The breadth and depth of New Zealand’s approach to sustainability and its ability to collaborate are reflected in the programme announced for the world’s top agricultural biotechnology conference taking place in Rotorua in September. More >>


Wednesday, 11 April 2012, 1:48 pm | NZbio

NZBIO has a new chief executive. Dr Suzanne Bertrand will take over from Dr Michelle Sullivan, who is stepping down for family reasons. Dr Bertrand was previously director, international linkages at the Ministry for Science and Innovation. She has a background ... More >>

Changemakers recognised for global contribution

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 10:16 am | NZbio

Turning a profit despite the GFC, breaking new markets, creating new technologies - they’re all part of the hunt to find the best of the best in New Zealand Bioscience. More >>

NZ bioscience sector growing strongly

Wednesday, 14 December 2011, 10:10 am | NZbio

New Zealand’s bioscience sector has grown more than 20% in two years and may be ahead of the OECD curve when it comes to focusing on bioeconomy areas expected to deliver the largest gross value by 2030. More >>

NZBIO welcomes national health innovation hub

Friday, 23 September 2011, 3:01 pm | NZbio

NZBIO welcomes the announcement of a national health innovation hub to support innovation in New Zealand’s clinical sector. CEO Dr Michelle Sullivan stresses the importance of a strong healthcare bioscience industry, which will bring not only better health ... More >>

Agbiotech leaders head to New Zealand

Saturday, 10 September 2011, 11:37 am | NZbio

The world’s top international agricultural biotechnology conference will be held in New Zealand in 2012, bringing unprecedented opportunities to stimulate and showcase Australasia’s agbiotech capability. More >>

NZ BIo Update May 9

Monday, 9 May 2011, 3:33 pm | NZbio

Upcoming Industry Events 10 May - UCONZ Present Energy & Infrastructure Innovations 12/13 May- NZTE - Sustainable Business NZ Workshop - Hear the Latest Research on Business and Sustainability 13 May - Auckland Bioscience Enterprise Friday Forum ... More >>

Bio Enterprise Is Growing The Economy

Friday, 18 March 2011, 9:28 am | NZbio

How bio enterprise is changing the world and building New Zealand’s economic future is the key theme of NZBIO Conference 2011, the premier annual showcase for the life sciences sector. With a programme packed with top-class overseas and local speakers ... More >>

NZBio Events Update

Monday, 28 February 2011, 8:29 pm | NZbio

NZBIO EVENTS UPDATE 28 FEBRUARY The Scale-Up Manufacturing Workshop held last Thursday at Villa Maria Estate, Auckland was a huge success. Over 60 industry delegates from companies, Crown Research Institutes and a smattering of Government Agencies from ... More >>

New Ministry Will Get Science into the Market Place

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 1:56 pm | NZbio

Today’s launch of the new Ministry of Science and Innovation is a key step towards improving the environment for New Zealand’s bio-based industries. “Our industries need a more simplified funding mechanism in order to speed up the process of getting ... More >>

Approved GM Pine Tree Research for Foresty of the Future

Wednesday, 15 December 2010, 3:53 pm | NZbio

NZBIO believes today’s approval by the Environmental Risk Management Authority to allow Scion to field test genetically modified pine trees will enable the CRI to continue its work to assess the commercial potential of new technologies for forestry ... More >>

NZBIO Update 3 December 2010

Friday, 3 December 2010, 2:24 pm | NZbio

Position Available for NZBIO Chief Executive. • Give something back to New Zealand promoting and supporting the NZ biotech industry • Build bridges to grow your already extensive international networks • Lead the organisation through its next phase ... More >>

Argenta Recieves Nzbio Emerging Company Award

Wednesday, 24 March 2010, 10:37 am | NZbio

The world’s first Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization dedicated to improving animal health has received the 2010 NZBIO Emerging Company of the Year Award. More >>

NZBio Presents Powerhouse of Innovative Talent

Friday, 19 March 2010, 10:45 am | NZbio

A powerhouse of New Zealand’s innovative talent will converge in Auckland next week, for the 2010 NZBIO Conference: Advancing a Bio-Based Economy. Now in its sixth year, this annual conference is New Zealand’s largest innovation and business focused ... More >>

NZBIO-led delegation to AusBiotech

Thursday, 17 December 2009, 1:42 pm | NZbio

2009, the largest biotechnology conference in the Asia Pacific region, confirm the importance of making business easier for companies operating in Australia and New Zealand. More >>

HumanTherapeutics sector poised for rapid growth

Tuesday, 8 December 2009, 10:17 am | NZbio

New Zealand’s Human Therapeutics sector is contributing over $200 million every year to the national economy and is poised for significant, rapid growth, a report released today reveals. More >>

New Report Identifies Solutions to NZ's Economic C

Wednesday, 21 October 2009, 5:18 pm | NZbio

A landmark report released by NZBIO identifies the future of New Zealand’s economy and the wellbeing of its people is underpinned by innovative bio-based industries. More >>





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