High value foods targeted in first National Science Challenge

Mon, 31 Mar 2014

April 1 (BusinessDesk) – The government’s pro-science agenda will get an election year push with the announcement of up to 10 major funding deals in areas of importance to the New Zealand economy and society in coming months. Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce announced the award of funding contracts to three universities and two Crown Research Institutes for an initial five years’ funding worth $30.6 million to investigate and validate the nutritional and health benefits of new, high value foods. Among areas the High Value Nutriti...

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