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.

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.

2016 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards – Commendation

Our bioadhesives “Ligate™” technology received a commendation in the Renewable Innovations Category.

2016 NZ Innovators Awards – Finalist

Our bioadhesives “Ligate™” technology was a finalist in the Sustainability & Cleantech category.