At a glance Pyper Vision, a Christchurch-based company, is developing a groundbreaking system using UAV technology to disperse a compound that clears fog droplets, ensuring safe visibility for take-offs and landings at airports.
Who are Kitea Health?Kitea Health is a medical technology company building the next generation of micro-implantable devices for managing chronic health conditions.
At a glance Before gaining one of the first commercial licences in New Zealand to grow and supply cannabis-derived medicines, Rua Bioscience spent years investing in R&D projects and developing their facilities.
At a glance Biotech startup Amaroq Therapeutics is developing therapies to fight some of the most hard-to-treat and prevalent cancers.
The Paeroa-based company – which provides innovative, proven and effective seaweed products that benefit people and the planet – was named Callaghan Innovation Hi-Tech Māori Kamupene o te Tau/Māori Company of the Year at the 2022 NZ Hi-Tech Awards.
At a glance Helico is aiming to produce therapeutic compounds from plants and, ultimately, ‘edible medicine’, with the technology potentially increasing accessibility and affordability of essential medicines.
At a glance Biotelliga is developing biologically based technologies - that work consistently - to help growers protect their crops from pests and disease, reducing the reliance on synthetic chemicals.
Scentian Bio founder Andrew Králíček would know.
At a glance Wellington-based Wilderlab is making environmental DNA (eDNA) testing more accessible, helping monitor and understand our freshwater ecosystems a lot more.
At a glance With a growing resistance to antibiotics for infections, Manuka Bioscience has been exploring using oil from East Cape mānuka trees to develop treatments for skin infections.
At a glance After pioneering Mānuka honey research and product development, Mānuka Health turned their attention to researching propolis, another material made from bees.
At a glance Biomaterials company Aroa Biosurgery’s technology uses a traditionally low-value natural raw material to help make high-value, high-quality products for human healthcare applications.
At a glance Skincare company Snowberry set out to develop natural, science-backed skin care products that customers could trust to actually do what it said.