New Zealand companies seek a slice of growing demand for biocides

Wed, 24 Sep 2014

By Fiona Rotherham Sept. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Some 33 New Zealand companies and four district health boards stand to benefit directly from research underway into a so-called biocide tool box. The biocide research programme this month won the biggest single amount of funding, $13.2 million over six years, in the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s national science research grants. Part of the reason for that is the size of the prize – global demand for biocide products is growing and has doubled over the past five years to som...

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