Finalist in 2017 KiwiNet Emerging Innovator Award
Scion scientist Dr Saad Hussain has been selected as a finalist in the KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards designed to celebrate commercialisation success within New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research Institutes.
- Read our media release
- Dr Sadakat (Saad) Hussain - Growing New Zealand’s forest-based bioeconomy with packaging innovations [YouTube]
2016 NZBIO Biotechnology of the Year - Winner
Scion’s environmentally-friendly bioadhesives “Ligate™” technology was awarded Biotechnology of the Year at NZBIO’s annual conference in September.
Dr Will Barker, Chief Executive of NZBIO, said “the technology is a game changer for wood panel manufacturers”.
2016 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Award – Winner
Scion and licensing partner Sonae Indústria won a category award - the MinterEllisonRuddWatts Research and Business Partnership Award - for their partnership to commercialise a new wood reinforced plastic product that could be used in cars, appliances and a range of consumer products.