Media Release

AgritechNZ keen to help scale up NZ food production

With the need to feed the world’s population of 9.8 billion people by 2050, AgritechNZ is looking at ways New Zealand can scale up its food production to meet the growing global demand.
Media Release

Technology crucial for New Zealand’s future

Technology, which is crucial for New Zealand’s economic and social future, is in the hands of school children who are taking a massive interest in the country’s fastest growing sector, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.
Media Release

Techweek reveals 2019 programme: Innovation that’s good for the world

New Zealand’s annual festival of innovation is back with hundreds of events set to run across New Zealand during Techweek19, from 20-26 May. Techweek19 continues to focus on the theme innovation that’s good for the world. Events fall under two key categories: events that build capability and those that inspire the next generation, with highlight events showcasing … Continue reading "Techweek reveals 2019 programme: Innovation that’s good for the world"
Industry News

Substantial growth expected in the New Zealand agritech sector

Kiwis can expect to see substantial growth in the agritech sector in the next 12 months, AgritechNZ chief executive Peter Wren-Hilton says. Recent research suggests that New Zealand had approximately $1.4 billion worth of agritech exports in 2018 and was growing at a compound annual growth rate of four percent but New Zealand is underperforming … Continue reading "Substantial growth expected in the New Zealand agritech sector"
Industry News

NZ can do better on digital privacy

New Zealand can do better than to accept that just two percent of people trust social media to look after their information, when 75 percent of Kiwis go ahead anyway, Digital Identity NZ executive director Andrew Weaver says. He was commenting on Symantec’s latest Insights Report which shines a light on the challenge Kiwis face … Continue reading "NZ can do better on digital privacy"
Media Release

NZ agritech the big hit at Melbourne’s EvokeAg event (NZ firm wins pitch competition)

Melbourne – Almost 100 Kiwi agritech specialists, entrepreneurs, agribusiness leaders and support agencies have joined 1000 delegates at the international EvokeAg food & farm futures conference in Melbourne this week. Making up almost 10 percent of the attendees at this globally focused conference shows the significance for agritech for New Zealand and its future, AgritechNZ executive director … Continue reading "NZ agritech the big hit at Melbourne’s EvokeAg event (NZ firm wins pitch competition)"