Victoria University's Furneaux wins supreme award at 2017 KiwiNet awards

Jonathan Underhill
Thu, 13 Jul 2017

By Jonathan Underhill July 13 (BusinessDesk) - Victoria University’s Richard Furneaux has won the BNZ supreme award at the 2017 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards for his work on carbohydrate chemistry innovation. Furneaux, who began his career as a synthetic chemist, now leads a team of 40 scientists as director of the Ferrier Research Institute at Victoria University, whose successes include the first New Zealand-developed drug to gain registration since the 1980s and a breakthrough synthetic vaccine to treat cancer, allergies an...

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