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AgriTechNZ & BioTechNZ Connect Event

BioTechNZ and AgriTechNZ have joined forces to bring you and afternoon of presentations on:

Cellular agriculture — industrial biotechnology for food, cosmetics and materials

Fundamental changes of agriculture and food production are inevitable. Providing healthy diets and environmental sustainability food for an increasing population will be a great challenge that coincides with the pressure to reduce negative environmental impacts of conventional agriculture.  

  • Cultured meat is a promising technology for animal-based proteins but still needs further development. 
  • The concept of plant cells as food offers a very attractive alternative to obtain healthy, protein-rich and nutritionally balanced food raw material. 
  • Cultured microbes can be processed into a wide range of biosynthetic materials. 


Globally the cultured meat market 2020-2024 and it is poised to grow by USD 200.21 million during 2020-2024, and more recently there has been an interest in cellular products to not just be used for food but cosmetics and materials. 


  • Members – Free
  • Non Members $25


Aug 04
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$0 -25
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Palmerston North
Palmerston North, New Zealand