Last week, BioPacific’s Andrew Kelly and Sujit Kalidas attended Life Sciences Queensland’s Futures Showcase at the Brisbane Technology Park. This event considered challenges and opportunities within the changing industry, as well as what life sciences might look like in the future.

New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) recently announced funding of three collaborative research projects with Japan, which will focus on functional foods. The announcement highlights New Zealand’s rapidly growing innovation strength and competitive advantage in developing novel whole foods enriched in bioactives, or extracting bioactive ingredients from its unique plant and marine…

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Interested in science and health, but can’t quite picture how it works sometimes? Australian biomedical animators are bringing you a lot closer to the action. VizbiPlus is a joint project between CSIRO, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI), and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. Animators on the project are currently…

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