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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Jane Kennelly: Get your skates on before skills shortages bite 16 Sep 2014 - Jane Kennelly: Get your skates on before skills shortages bite Skills shortages are biting now and are guaranteed to worsen. Current skill shortages are rife within agriculture, construction, engineering, human resources, information technology and the skilled trades. In recruitment circles, we're also seeing skills gaps emerge in the realms of digital communications and customer services.
NZGL 2014 Impacts and Outcomes report released 14 Sep 2014 - NZGL 2014 Impacts and Outcomes report released New Zealand Genomics Limited (NZGL) has released its 2014 Impacts and Outcomes Report, showing a substantial increase in the number and range of research projects supported within the New Zealand research environment.
Can Genetic Engineering Save the Florida Orange? 14 Sep 2014 - Can Genetic Engineering Save the Florida Orange? Citrus greening, the plague that could wipe out Florida's $9 billion orange industry, begins with the touch of a jumpy brown bug on a sun-kissed leaf.
NZGL 2014 Impacts and Outcomes report released 14 Sep 2014 - NZGL 2014 Impacts and Outcomes report released New Zealand Genomics Limited (NZGL) has released its 2014 Impacts and Outcomes Report, showing a substantial increase in the number and range of research projects supported within the New Zealand research environment.
Patent Reform and the Future of Innovation 12 Sep 2014 - Patent Reform and the Future of Innovation Two years ago the America Invents Act ushered in a comprehensive overhaul of the U.S. patent system. The purpose was to stimulate innovation and business creation by strengthening the value of patents. One noticeable change was changing the patent system from "first to invent" to "first inventor to file."
Pahiatua company announced as NZ Innovators Awards Finalist 12 Sep 2014 - Pahiatua company announced as NZ Innovators Awards Finalist Pahiatua company, DTexH2o, has been named as a finalist in the Innovation in Agriculture & Environment category of the prestigious New Zealand Innovators Awards.
Teaming up on health innovation 10 Sep 2014 - Teaming up on health innovation MidCentral District Health Board has joined forces with the Bio Commerce Centre in the hope of unleashing innovation in healthcare.
Reaffirming Commitment to Small Island Developing States, Global Leaders Adopt Historic Text in Samoa Pledging Action on Sustainable Development f 05 Sep 2014 - Reaffirming Commitment to Small Island Developing States, Global Leaders Adopt Historic Text in Samoa Pledging Action on Sustainable Development f Renewing commitment to the sustainable development of small island developing States (SIDS), world leaders today agreed on a landmark action plan at the conclusion of the United Nations Third International Conference on those nations held in Apia, Samoa.