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The New Zealand Tech Alliance is a group of independent technology associations from across New Zealand that work together to ensure a strong voice for technology.

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We help to advance the foundations for a successful digital nation including education, connectivity, cybersecurity, digital access and trade. Our research explores the opportunities and impact that technology offers New Zealand.


Pae Ora (healthy Futures) Bill

BioTech New Zealand (BioTechNZ) welcomes the opportunity to make this submission to the Health Reforms (Pae Ora) Bill


Definitions for gene technology and new breeding techniques

BioTech New Zealand (BioTechNZ) welcomes the opportunity to make this submission to the Food Standards Australia New Zealand. The New Zealand economy is based on the primary sector. Improved plant varieties and animal genetics will keep New Zealand’s primary industries competitive and improve productivity, while sustainably staying within environmental limits. Farmable land in New Zealand … Continue reading "Definitions for gene technology and new breeding techniques"

Digital Nation Series

Innovating for a Sustainable Future

Global megatrends including climate change, overuse of natural resources, water shortages, increasing dependence on fossil fuels, population growth and related healthcare needs are impacting the entire world. These trends are dramatically impacting all economies, driving demand for technologies, including biotechnology, to help mitigate these challenges. Biotechnology specifically, has been identified as critical in finding innovative … Continue reading "Innovating for a Sustainable Future"

Briefing Papers

New Zealand Life Sciences Key Opinion Leaders

Showcasing the quality of the New Zealand science system October 2019 BioTech New Zealand engaged BioPacific Partners to undertake a study to identify some of New Zealand’s most prominent and compelling key opinion leaders in the life sciences. This involved identifying a broad long list of potential key opinion leaders, determining a short list, and … Continue reading "New Zealand Life Sciences Key Opinion Leaders"