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AgResearch, Lincoln University joint venture

AgResearch and Lincoln University have announced their intent to develop a formal joint venture to secure many of the benefits identified in their previously proposed merger.


IRL's 'What's Your Problem New Zealand?' finalists announced

The judging panel for IRL’s R&D competition 'What’s Your Problem New Zealand?' recently announced it had chosen ten finalists from a field of more than 100 entries.


AgResearch General Manager Food & Textiles Group appointed

AgResearch has appointed Professor Warren McNabb as Science and Technology General Manager of its Food & Textiles Group.


CRI board appointments

Director and chair appointments and reappointments to the boards of seven Crown Research Institutes have been announced by Minister of Research, Science and Technology Wayne Mapp.


Chief Science Adviser’s first speech

Dr Peter Gluckman sets scene and objectives for this new role in New Zealand.


NIWA welcomes new Chairman

Auckland businessman Chris Mace is the new Chair of the National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA).


Competition finalists announced

The judging panel for IRL’s R&D competition What’s Your Problem New Zealand? has chosen ten finalists from a field of more than 100 entries.


New Acting General Manager for AgResearch Food and Textiles Group

Providing leadership for AgResearch’s substantial capability and capacity in food and textiles research and development will be the focus for the new Acting General Manager Professor Warren McNabb.


Partnership model agreed as best future for AgResearch and Lincoln University

Three months of investigation by Crown Research Institute AgResearch and Lincoln University have identified that a partnership model would be preferable to a full amalgamation.


CRI Supplier Group Forum

Download the presentation to the CRI Procurement Group Supplier Forum in May 2009.


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Subsidiaries, associates, joint ventures

  • Biopolymer Network
  • VARNZ Ltd
  • EnCoate
  • BioPacific Ventures
  • Veritec
  • grasslanz
  • PhytaGro, Inc
  • Prevar
  • National Land Resource Centre (NLRC)
  • farmax
  • Clone International
  • Atlastech
  • Grasslands Innovation
  • Virtual Institute of Statistical Genetics
  • EcoGene
  • Enviro-Mark Solutions