Welcome to NZBIO

 

NZBIO is a vibrant member-based organisation focused on growing New Zealand’s prosperous bioeconomy.  With hundreds of individual and corporate members from across agbiotech, human health, industrial and environmental and food bioscience, NZBIO plays a leading role in providing practical support for companies to grow.  

NZBIO’s activities include member events, seminars and conferences, policy advocacy, national and international outreach and promotion.Our membership base ranges from start up bioscience companies, to mature corporates and major multinationals.  We also represent New Zealand research institutes and universities, specialist service professionals, corporate, institutional, individual and student members from New Zealand and around the world.

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 NZBIO Conference 2014: BioDesign

The 2014 NZBIO Conference will be held on Tuesday 29 April 2014 at the Langham Hotel, Auckland.

Our conference for 2014 will be a focused one-day event incorporating three plenary sessions and eight concurrent sessions in two parallel tracks.

As in previous years, we will be hosting an exhibition hall and there will be facilities for one-on-one business partnering.

The day will conclude with the NZBIO Gala Dinner, where the NZBIO Annual Excellence Awards celebrating the year's biotechnology successes will be presented.

Please visit www.nzbio2014.co.nz for registrations and the latest information on the conference.

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Merck Millipore announces incoming CEO and president 15 Apr 2014 - Merck Millipore announces incoming CEO and president Merck Millipore, the life science division of Merck, has announced the appointment of Dr Udit Batra as its incoming president and CEO.
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